Synod is the AGM of the Diocese of New Westminster. The Bishop is the Chair of Synod. Synod 2017, the 117th Synod  will take place at the Italian Cultural Centre, May 26 and May 27, 2017.

Chair of Synod Planning, Simon Johnston, ODNW began meeting with Bishop Skelton and others to plan the theme and content of the 117th Synod in the fall of 2016.

Photos in the left hand pane scroll are: Synod Planning Chair, Simon Johnston; The Reverend Louie Engnan leading worship; Bishop Skelton at the youth lunch on May 23; Bishop Skelton preaching at the May 23 Opening Eucharist. Photos are from 2015

Please find below materials from the 116th Synod of the Diocese of New Westminster held May 22 and 23, 2016 at the Italian Cultural Centre.

(Documents, Worksheets, Power Points etc)

Bishop Melissa Skelton's Opening Eucharist Sermon

Financial Resources of the Diocese of New Westminster Powerpoint presented by Bishop Skelton and Treasurer, Bob Hardy

Longing for Community - Synod theme film #1

Longing for God - Synod theme film #2

Longing for Anglican Spirituality - Synod theme film #3

Discussion sheets for the three (be)longing sessions and the Financial Resources of the Diocese presentation

Convening Circular

Convening Circular for the 116th Synod

Audited Financial Statements for 2014

Audit vs. Budget  - 2014

Amended Budget for 2015 and Vision Budgets for 2016 & 2017

General information for Synod delegates

Notice of the 116th Session of Synod

Information letter for Delegates (including location, times, resolutions, menus and contact information)


Final Nominations list

2015 Nominations form

Letter from the Nominations Committee



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