Frequently Asked Questions
Q How do I lodge a report?
A The Secretary of Synod will issue requests for reports to all relevant persons, bodies and committees. Reports and accounts are due by COB Wednesday 16 August 2023. Please email to Secretary of Synod via firstname.lastname@example.org
Q How do I seek leave from the Archbishop to not attend all or part of Synod 2023?
A In accordance with 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 email@example.com The Bishop will cause a summons to be issued to the first alternate lay member to attend. If you find yourself unable to attend at the last minute, please advise the Bishop. Please be aware that alternate lay members will not be summonsed within three days of the commencement 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 should be submitted in writing to the Secretary of Synod via firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00pm Friday 1 September 2023.
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 email@example.com by 5:00pm Friday 1 September 2023.
Q Where is Synod this year?
A The Synod Eucharist is at St Augustine’s of Canterbury, 183 Unley Road is at 7.00pm on Friday 27 October 2023, then the business sessions of Synod will be held from 9.00am on Saturday 28 October (Registration opens at 8:30am) and from 1.00pm on Sunday 29 October (Registration opens at 12:30pm) 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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