Peter Wall provided further updates regarding General Synod 2016 reporting that Anglican Video has been assisting in preparing a series of orientation videos about General Synod.
He discussed the role of chaplains at General Synod who will be present to provide pastoral care for members and guests. There will be chapel space available, as well as, pastoral caregivers made up of volunteers who will be easily identified by a colourful badge.
Peter Wall highlighted the approach towards simultaneous translation on the floor with 3 translation booths and 50 headsets with translators from across the country available to conduct the translations.
He shared the draft Agenda of proposed schedule of events for the week of General Synod 2016. CoGS had the duty of approving the agenda and sending it back to the General Synod Planning Committee who would forward it to the Anglican Committee.
Peter Wall moved that council adopt the third draft of the agenda for General Synod 2016.
Be it resolved:
That this Council of General Synod approve the third draft agenda of General Synod 2016.