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Additional Texts for Holy Baptism (GS 1958)

Updated with press reports

The additional texts for baptism were considered by the General Synod, meeting at York, on Sunday afternoon, and sent to a revision committee, which is the normal process. The official report records that:

Drafts for First Consideration introduced by the House of Bishops

The Chair of the Steering Committee, the Bishop of Sodor and Man, moved:

‘That the liturgical business entitled “Additional texts for Holy Baptism” be considered for revision in committee.’

The motion was approved by the Synod.

Press reports

There is coverage of this in some of Monday’s papers:

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