Call for Provincial Synod 2018 Nominations

Posted on June 8, 2017

The Nominating Committee of the Diocese of Toronto is calling for nominations for members of Provincial Synod.  All members of Diocesan Synod are entitled to make nominations of any members of Synod. The election will take place at the Regular Session of Diocesan Synod in November 2017.

The next Provincial Synod will be held in Ottawa from October 10 to 12, 2018.  Provincial Synod meets every three years and the term of office is for three years and will begin at Provincial Synod in 2018.

Nominees to Provincial Synod will be required to remain a member of the Synod of the Diocese of Toronto for the duration of their term of office, they must be willing and able to attend all meetings of the Provincial Synod, and must be willing to serve on a sub-committee or working group should they be asked or elected to do so. Expenses incurred are covered according to diocesan policy.

The Nominating Committee is requesting that nominations be submitted by September 1, 2017 to the Secretary of Synod, Pamela Boisvert, by email at  Nominations must include name and contact information (email, mailing address and phone number) and parish affiliation of both nominator and nominee, and a statement indicating that the nominee has consented. In addition, nominees are asked to submit a brief (100-150 words) biographical statement that includes any past parish associations, skills, educational background and why they are interested in serving in this position.

For further information you may contact the Secretary of Synod by email at or by telephone at 416-363-6021 (1-800-668-8932) ext. 231.