Convocation and Synod 2021

Convocation

& Synod

Convocation & Synod 2021

Join the clergy and lay delegates of the Diocese of Christ Our Hope for our annual meeting. Enjoy deep fellowship and timely teaching while voting on important canonical issues.

Church delegation to Synod

All clergy of our Diocese are required to attend Synod, as are the lay delegates elected by each congregation or mission.  Our Synod meeting on Saturday, November 6 will be held as both an in-person meeting as well as via Zoom for delegates who are unable to attend in person.
In accordance with our Canons, we require a report from each congregation or mission, listing their delegation.  Whether they will be attending in person of via Zoom, the deadline to turn in your Church Delegation is September 1, 2021.
 
 

Canonical Committees

Diocesan Council

Positions Needed:

  • 1 Clergy position for 3 years
  • 1 Lay position for 3 years
  • 1 Lay position for 3 years

For further details on the nomination and election process for Diocesan Council, please see Title I, Canon 3, Section 2 of our Canons.

Submit a Diocesan Council Nomination

Nomination are due by email to Canon Ben Bowman no later than August 13, 2021.


​Constitution and Canons Committee (CCC)

Positions Needed:

  • 1 Clergy position for 3 years
  • 2 Lay positions for 3 years

Submit a CCC Nomination

Nomination are due by email to Canon Ben Bowman no later than August 13, 2021.

Clergy Excused Absences

Clergy, if you will not be able to attend synod, please email Ben Bowman ( ) to request to be excused from synod. Please bear in mind that Synod will be held in person and online this year.