2017 Regular Synod

The 157th Regular Session of Synod was held at the Sheraton Parkway – Toronto North Hotel & Suites in Richmond Hill on Friday, November 24 and Saturday, November 25, 2017.

 

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 Synod in 2017, a process was introduced for the Diocese of Toronto. The conversation will continue. 

Pre-Synod Message from the Archbishop

Questions

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