GS 2016 art 130

GS 2016 Article 130 – Concluding Matters

Censure as per CO 34

The chairman stated, with thankfulness to the Lord, that censure as per CO 34 was not needed. Instead, he gave thanks that a good spirit of cooperation was evidenced throughout Synod. Opportunity was given to the members of Synod to speak on this matter but no one availed themselves of the opportunity.

Publication of the Acts

The first and second clerks are responsible for preparing the Acts of GS 2016 for publication. Synod allowed an official version of the acts to be made available on the website as soon as available. Two copies of the confidential Acts will be sent to each church.

Financial Matters

Synod members were reminded of the reimbursement rate for loss of income.

No additional financial matters were reported.

Preparation of Next General Synod

The Edmonton-Immanuel CanRC had already been appointed as convening church for GS 2019 (GS 2016 Art. 113.19). GS 2019 will be convened in the month of May.

Adoption of the Final Articles of the Acts

Members of Synod were requested to review the Acts received and to forward any further corrections to the clerk. The executive members of Synod will review and adopt the final articles of the Acts.

Approval of Press Release

The press release will be prepared by the vice-chairman and approved by the executive members of Synod for publication.