Diocesan Council

The Diocesan Council is a council of advice to the Archbishop and the executive committee of the Synod and subject to the provisions of the ordinances and direction of the Synod.

The Diocesan Council may exercise or perform all or any of the rights authorities and powers of the Synod with the exception of making or repealing the constitution or any ordinances. It meets six times a year, and provides to the Synod an annual report of decisions.

Conduct of the Diocesan Council is governed by the Constitution and the Diocesan Council and Ministry Units Ordinance.

Members of Diocesan Council

Ex Officio Members

The Most Reverend Geoffrey Smith, Archbishop of Adelaide
The Right Reverend Dr Tim Harris, Assistant Bishop
The Right Reverend Chris McLeod, Assistant Bishop
The Right Reverend Denise Ferguson, Assistant Bishop
Mrs Amanda Harfield, Registrar and Secretary of Synod

Archbishop Appointed Archdeacons

The Venerable David Bassett, The City of Adelaide & The Port
The Venerable Lyn McRostie, The Para

Elected Members

The Reverend Janet Phillips, Payneham
The Very Reverend Frank Nelson, St Peter's Cathedral
The Reverend Canon Jenny Wilson, St Peter's Cathedral
The Reverend Andy Wurm, St Peters
Dr Geoff Bloor, Kensington
Ms Helen Carrig, Parkside
Mr Ian Gray, Walkerville
Ms Wendy Hoare, Kensington
Ms Sandy Mitchell, Magill
Ms Emma Riggs, Glenelg
Mr Kevin Stracey, St Peter's Cathedral

Appointed Members (Ministry Units)


Appointed Members (Diocesan Council)

Ms Katherine Dellit, Woodville