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General Synod

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 General Synod
2024 

The 21st Convention of General Synod for the LCANZ is taking place at Concordia College in Adelaide from 4 - 7 October 2024.

View the website HERE for more information.

On 3 November 2023, the following files were sent to Congregations by the Secretary of the Church, Dr Nigel Long:

2024 Synod delegate election letter - 1 delegate

General Synod 2024 Proposal Submission Form

Parish lay delegate appointment form

Parish alternate lay delegate appointment form

Responsibilities of Delegates

WHAT

WHAT CAN

DISTRICTS DO?

- Support Proposals

- Promote LWF Gender

Equity Statement

- Encourage Pastors

- Funds to train women

CAN

WHAT CAN

CONGREGATIONS DO?

- Informal Vote

- Formal Vote

 Sign other Synod Proposal

- Act: Invite women to

preach and lead 

- Set up a work group

- PRAY, DISCUSS

EVERYONE

WHAT CAN CHAIRS,

SYNOD DELEGATES

AND PASTORS DO?

- Lead, pray, talk

- Use your network

- Act: Vote

- Invite women to

preach and lead

- Give financially 

- Fundraise

- Restore relationships

DO?

WHAT CAN

ONE PERSON DO?

- A Lot!

- Pray

- Talk

- Use your network

- Act: Vote and encourage

- Give financially

Fundraise 

- Restore relationships

Scroll through the slides below to understand more about General Synod
Information about General Synod

DELEGATES

Delegates are the officially elected individuals who are allowed to attend Synod to discuss and vote on the many issues and concerns of the LCANZ

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