10-11 April 2013

At Trinity Saint David, Lampeter on Wednesday and Thursday 10 and 11 April 2013.

Agenda – Day 1
Lunch 12:30
Meeting commences at 13:30

  1. Prayers and Bible Reading
  2. The due execution of the President’s Mandate will be certified
  3. Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of the Governing Body held on 13 and 14 September 2012
  4. Matters arising on the Minutes (if any)
  5. Welcome to the Representatives of Cytun and other churches
  6. President’s Address
  7. Report of the Standing Committee
  8. The Lab – Developing pioneer ministry in Newport – Presentation
  9. Church in Wales Review – Discussion in Groups followed by Plenary Session

Evening Prayer (University Chapel) – 18:00

Dinner – 18:30

Agenda – Day 2

Celebration of the Holy Eucharist (University Chapel) – 07:30

Breakfast – 08:0009:00

Business commences – 09:30

  1. Ordination of Women to the Episcopate РDiscussion in Groups
  2. The Covenanted Churches and the Gathering
  3. ACC 15 – Report from the Church in Wales Delegate
  4. The Report of St Michael’s College, Llandaff

Motion: That the Report of St Michael’s College, Llandaff be received.

  1. Report from the Rural Life Advisers

Motion: That the Governing Body:

  • welcome the Report of the Rural Life Advisers of the Church in Wales and recognise the importance of their work;
  • affirm the opportunities for ministry and mission in rural and deep rural areas for churches through their working with the farming industry and small, isolated communities;
  • request the establishing and subsequent support of a Provincial Rural Life Group to enable and facilitate the involvement in rural ministry of the Church in Wales and to report from time to time to the Governing Body.


  1. Question Time


Motion: (N.B. The following motion will only be moved if one Diocesan Bishop or any ten other members so request) That the Governing Body do go into Committee:

  • Committee Stage
  • Report and Vote

Motion: That the Bill be passed

  1. Date and Place of Next Meeting
  • The Governing Body has decided that the next Ordinary Meeting be held on Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 September 2013 at the University of Wales, Trinity Saint David, Lampeter.