A PDF of the 20th Convention of General Synod Book of Reports can be viewed or downloaded by clicking on the cover image above. The Addendum to the Book of Reports can be viewed or downloaded by clicking on the cover image below.
For ease of reference, the contents of the Addendum are also available as separate items on this page. (Note that Agenda items 14.1 and 14.2, published in the Book of Reports, have not been republished in the Addendum.) Delegates, you should bring both your Book of Reports and the Addendum to the 2023 in-person sessions, as physical copies will not be available at Convention.
Delegates watched this video at the commencement of business sessions, as a guide to how we frame our conversations with each other.
The following proposals and reports (with the exception of 14.1 and 14.2) are contained in the Addendum to the Book of Reports. Reports 14.1 and 14.2 are contained in the original Book of Reports.
18.104.22.168 Pastor John Henderson to continue as a delegate General Church Board
22.214.171.124 LCA Constitution Review: GCB to consult and inform General Church Board
126.96.36.199 Authorise republication of Anglican-Lutheran Common Ground with addendum Perspectives on Mission General Church Board
188.8.131.52 Adopt Lutheran-Uniting At the Table statement General Church Board
184.108.40.206 Dissolution Clause: Model Constitution of Districts General Church Board
220.127.116.11 Objects: Model Constitution of Districts General Church Board
18.104.22.168 Withdrawal from Membership clauses: Lutheran Church of Australia Inc. General Church Board
22.214.171.124 Withdrawal from Membership clauses: Model Constitution of Districts General Church Board
126.96.36.199 Membership and Dissolution clauses: Model Constitution of Congregations General Church Board
188.8.131.52 Membership and Dissolution clauses: Model Constitution of Parishes General Church Board
2.1.9 Give thanks for new churches Council for Local Mission
2.1.10 Continue support for ‘Hidden Hurts Healing Hearts’ General Church Board
2.2.1 Affirm the work of Local Mission Glynde St Andrews Congregation
2.2.2 Allow two practices of the ministry Adelaide St Stephens Congregation
2.2.3 Remove Article 6.11 from Theses of Agreement Duncraig Concordia Congregation
2.2.4(V1) Remove Article 6.11 from Theses of Agreement Box Hill St Pauls Congregation
2.2.4(V2) Remove Article 6.11 from Theses of Agreement Box Hill St Pauls Congregation
2.2.5 Remove Article 6.11 from Theses of Agreement SA-NT District
2.2.6 LCANZ to seek full membership of LWC and ILC Belconnen Holy Cross Congregation
2.2.7 Offer congregations peaceful dismissal Minyip/Warracknabeal Parish
2.2.8 Amend clause 3.2 in Model Constitution for Congregations SA-NT District
2.2.9(V1) Explore establishment of one church with two ordination practices Queensland District
2.2.9(V2) Explore establishment of one church with two ordination practices Queensland District
2.2.10 Accept amended proposals from St Paul’s Box Hill and Queensland District General Church Board
3.4 LCANZ Bishop Paul Smith
14.1 Ecclesiastical Discipline Review Team (printed in Book of Reports)
14.2 Constitution Review (printed in Book of Reports)
14.4 Constitution Review Working Group
14.5 General Pastors Conference Advice
14.6 Commission on Theology and Inter-Church Relations, Anglican-Lutheran Dialogue – Common Ground with addendum Perspectives on Mission
14.7 Commission on Theology and Inter-Church Relations, Lutheran-Uniting Dialogue – At the Table Statement
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