Monthly Archives: June 2007

General Synod afternoon session 24/6/07

Good afternoon. We start again at 2pm. I will do my best to keep you updated but might need to slow down on all the details, getting pain in my hand (grumble, grumble, whinge whinge ) Abp Andrew just popped … Continue reading

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General Synod morning session 24/6/07

Good morning, again, on the penultimate day of Synod. I’ve just got the orders of service and it looks like SSB will be dealt with at 10.15 CET this morning. Right now we are in a Eucharistic service. To be … Continue reading

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For such a time as this

It seems to me that this will go to the wire in the House of Bishops, which is deeply appropriate considering the care that is given to them to guard the faith once delivered. It is upon the Bishops to … Continue reading

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General Synod evening session 23/6/07

Good evening. I’m here a little early to stake out my position; say a prayer or two for an aching hand – far too much of this blogging malarky! A185 Revised Voting Requirement for Resolutions A186 and A187 That resolutions … Continue reading

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ELCIC SSB motion defeated

For those of you who do not know, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada is holding its convention here at Winnipeg at the same time as the ACC. Encouragingly, they have narrowly voted to defeat a SSB motion brought to … Continue reading

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General Synod afternoon session 23/6/07

Good afternoon. Something to consider on A022 – re this bit: The Solemn Declaration of the Declaration of Principles belongs in a particular historic context and therefore cannot be altered or amended. Some folk are wondering if this relegates the … Continue reading

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General Synod morning session 23/6/07

Good morning. Resolutions coming up this morning are A023/24/25 which are declarations of principle re bishop ordinary and indiginous bishop. The one to watch for later this morning St Michael report A184 due at 10am – i.e. where SSB etc … Continue reading

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Solid Ground

The video below is the presentation given by Solid Ground, the Lutheran (ELCIC) version of Essentials. ELCIC are holding a convention at Winnipeg and are electing a new leader and debating SSBs at the same time as the ACC. Please … Continue reading

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General Synod evening session 22/6/07

Starting with close of nominations for deputy prolocutor. Starting the Youth presentation…Judy Steers talking…talking about new primate….things to come….thunderstorm starting outside (aside)……talking about projects, ecojustice etc. Now slides and stories. Talking about Ask and Imagine program, Forum in 2008. Subsidising … Continue reading

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Now for the rest of the day

I thought you might like to know what the official plan is for the rest of the day. Later this afternoon we have a presentation from the Zaccheus Fellowship which I hope to be able to vodcast. This evening starting … Continue reading

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