The Bi-Annual Governance Meeting of the Diocese of New Westminster

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

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

The theme for the Synod was “Hold Fast to What is Good” a quote from 1 Thessalonians 5:21.

Downloads for Synod appear on this page. This will include the Synod Circular, information for delegates and the nominations / results of elections.

Convening Circular

Convening Circular for the 117th Synod

Audited Financial Statements for 2016

Amended Budget for 2017 and Vision Budgets for 2018 & 2019

General Information for Synod Delegates

Notice of the 117th Session of Synod

Information Letter for Delegates including details on location, meals, childcare and resolutions at Synod


Report of the Returning Officer

Final nominations list

Letter from the Nominations Committee

Nominations form