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General Synod Delegates

The information on this page is directed specifically to General Synod Delegates

For General Synod Delegates

Responsibilities of Delegates 

for General Synod 2024

A General Synod Delegate for 2024-2027

  • Serves for three years starting at the General Synod (4-7 October 2024);

  • Joins with delegates from parishes around Australia and New Zealand at General Synod to make decisions that affect the whole church;

  • Reads the Book of Reports which will be provided ahead of the General Synod;

  • Has discussions with their local church leaders and members before the General Synod on key matters to be decided at the General Synod, including a proposal from the Way Forward project**;

  • Learns about the Way Forward project’s progress ** and is well prepared to engage in this critical conversation at the Convention;

  • Has and maintains at least Level 1 Safe Church Training and a Working with Children type check both when you are elected and at the commencement of Convention of General Synod in October 2024;

  • Attends pre-Convention training - a comprehensive training webinar for new delegates and refresher training for experienced delegates; and is

  • Prepared to vote electronically at General Synod via an app on a smart phone. 

 

** Way Forward project webpage https://www.lca.org.au/wayforward/

SDC hosted Webinars

Details of SDC webinars for General Synod Delegates  will be provided here.

 

These webinars are for those longing for the ordination of all who are called in the LCANZ.

If you would like to be kept informed of upcoming webinars, then email your details to SDC HERE

PROPOSALS

As Proposals and amendments related to Women's Ordination become available we will link to them HERE In the meantime read about how proposals are developed by clicking MORE button below

Other information about General Synod can be found HERE

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