E-newsletter

Sign up to our weekly newsletter

Home  >  Features  >  General Assembly 2013 - Business Timetable

General Assembly 2013

Thomas Baldwin
Thomas Baldwin

BUSINESS TIMETABLE

Saturday 18 May – 10am

1.    Formal Opening
2.    Assembly Arrangements Committee
3.    Scottish Bible Society
4.    Returns to Overtures
5.    Delegation of Assembly
6.    Minutes of Commission of Assembly tabled
7.    Overtures and Cases
8.    Legal Questions Committee
9.    Council of Assembly
10.    Joint Report of Mission and Discipleship Council and Council of Assembly
11.    Pension Trustees

5 pm Communion rehearsal

Saturday 18 May – 7pm

1.    Constitution of Assembly
2.    Address by Retiring Moderator
3.    Presentation of Delegates and Visitors

Sunday 19 May

10.00 am  Assembly Service (St Giles’)
12.30 pm  Gaelic Service (Greyfriars Highland and Tolbooth)
1 – 6pm  Heart and Soul 2013  (Princes St Gardens)

Monday 20 May – 9.30 am

Holy Communion
1.    Constitution of Assembly
2.    Business Committee
3.    Theological Commission

Tuesday 21 May – 9.30 am

1.    Constitution of Assembly
2.    World Mission Council
3.    Church of Scotland Guild
4.    Social Care Council
5.    Mission and Discipleship Council

Wednesday 22 May – 9.30 am

1.    Constitution of Assembly
2.    Tenure Commission
3.    Housing and Loan Fund
4.    Ministries Council
5.    Safeguarding
6.    National Youth Assembly
7.    Panel on Review and Reform

Thursday 23 May – 9.30 am

Order of the Day: 2pm C&S Stevenson Prize
1.    Constitution of Assembly
2.    Chaplains to HM Forces
3.    Ecumenical Relations
4.    Iona Community Board
5.    Church and Society Council
6.    Joint Report Church and Society, Ecumenical Relations and Legal Questions

Friday 24 May – 9.30 am

1.    Constitution of Assembly
2.    General Trustees
3.    Church of Scotland Trust
4.    Investors Trust
5.    Church Hymnary Trustees
6.    Central Services Committee
7.    Nomination Committee
8.    Selection Committee
9.    Committee on Printing of Acts

Friday 24 May – 3 pm

Closing Session