Convening Circular and Related Documents

Convening Circular for the 157th Regular Session of Synod

Other Related Documents:

Process for the Consideration of General Synod’s Marriage Canon Changes:

In July 2016, General Synod passed on first reading an amendment to the Marriage Canon to allow for same sex marriage in our Church.  Because it is a Canon about doctrine, consideration of the matter is required in “two successive sessions of the General Synod”.  Therefore, the matter will be before the General Synod in 2019.  In the meantime, it is referred “for consideration to diocesan and provincial Synods”.

At our upcoming Synod, we will introduce a process for the Diocese of Toronto.  In preparation for Synod, members are encouraged to read the following documents:


For more information, please contact Pamela Boisvert, Secretary of Synod, 416- 363-6021 ext. 231 (1-800-668-8932).