[This is a summary of the agenda as finalized by the Business Committee on 17 December (subject to certain items being decided by the House of Bishops at its January meeting).]


February 2005 Timetable

The times of sessions are as follows, unless otherwise indicated:
9 am - 1 pm
2.30 pm - 7 pm

Monday, 14 February

Meetings of the Convocations and the House of Laity

5.00 pm
Prayers, introductions, welcomes, etc

Report by the Business Committee


Ecumenical Canon B44: Ely Diocesan Synod Motion

Tuesday, 15 February


Legislative Business

i. Convocations (Election to the Upper House) Rules (Amendment) Resolution

ii. Amending Canon No 26 (Synodical Government) - Promulgation

iii. Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure - Report of Revision Committee and Revision Stage

iv. Pastoral (Amendment) Measure - Final Drafting and Final Approval

v. Legal Officers (Annual Fees) Order

Higher Education Issues

Elections to the General Synod: Durham Diocesan Synod Motion

Review of Clergy Terms of Service: second phase report

Representation of the Synod 2005-2010


Wednesday, 16 February

Holy Communion (in the Assembly Hall)

Women in the Episcopate: Rochester Group Report

Women in the Episcopate: process motion

Ordinal: Revision Stage

Hind follow-up: alternative sources of funding for married candidates

Thursday, 17 February


The Windsor Report of the Lambeth Commission

Weekday Lectionary: Final Approval

Review of constitutions of bodies answerable to the General Synod through the Archbishops' Council


Senior Church Appointments: Private Member's Motion: Mr Anthony Archer

Environmental Issues

Prorogation [not later than 7pm]