Frequently Asked Questions
Q How do I lodge a report?
A The Secretary of Synod has issued requests for reports to all relevant persons. Reports and accounts are due by 18th August. Please email to Secretary of Synod via email@example.com
Q How do I seek leave from the Archbishop to not attend all or part of Synod 2021?
A According to section 15A(6) of the Election of Members of the Synod Ordinance 1985 a Parish Priest or lay member of synod may inform the Bishop of their inability to attend. Please do so by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org The Bishop will then summons the first alternate lay member to attend. If you find yourself unable to attend at the last minute, please advise the Bishop, however be aware that there will not be any lay alternate members summonsed within three days of Synod.
Q How do I get a motion onto the notice paper?
A Any member of Synod is entitled to put motions to Synod for inclusion on the Notice Paper (see section 4 and section 6 of the Standing Orders Ordinance 1980) Proposed motions, including the name of the seconder can be submitted in writing to the Secretary of Synod via email@example.com by Friday 20th August
Q How do I submit a question to Synod?
A Any member of Synod can submit a question to Synod for inclusion on the Notice Paper (see section 4 and section 6 of the Standing Orders Ordinance 1980) Questions can be submitted to the Secretary of Synod via firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 20th August
Q Where is Synod this year?
A The Synod Eucharist is at 7.00pm on Friday 15th October at St Augustine of Canterbury Anglican Church, 183 Unley Road, Unley, SA 5061 (click here to register), then the business sessions of Synod will be held from 9.00am on Saturday 16th and from 1.00pm on Sunday 17th October at St Peter’s College Hackney Road College Park. You can download a map here.
Q Is there parking on site?
A Yes enter via the Hackney Road Gates. This is the main car park with 110 spaces. Limited further parking spaces are available via other entrances.
Q Will Synod be catered?
A Lunch, Morning and Afternoon Tea will be provided on Saturday. Afternoon Tea will be provided on Sunday, if required. Lunch, Morning and Afternoon Tea will be served in compliance with State COVID-19 directions.
Gluten Free and Vegetarian options will be available for lunch and for the morning/afternoon tea on the day, and do not need to be pre-ordered. Please advise us on email@example.com if you have any specific dietary requirements.
NB While attending Synod, if you have any questions about the site, please speak to the staff at the Registration Desk in Memorial Hall