Posted by Zack Twamley from an anonymous source.
I’ve never been a member of Standing Committee. Yet, it was a presentation I was invited to make to that body that provided me with an occasion I would rather forget.
The Standing Committee is one of the key decision-making bodies in the Church of Ireland. Its role is to carry out the functions of the General Synod which have been delegated to it by the Synod, while the Synod is not in session. It meets six times a year and its membership includes the Archbishops and Bishops, the four Honorary…