004 Chancellor’s Report 005 Communications Coordinating Committee 006 Report of the General Secretary Concerning the Council of General Synod Appendix A – Strategic Planning Working Group Appendix B – Statistics Report 007 Council of the North 008 Faith, Worship, and Ministry Coordinating Committee Appendix A – Resolutions to CoGS Appendix B – Revised Terms of […]

In Memoriam

If the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will give life to your mortal bodies also through his Spirit that dwells in you. (Romans 8:11)  We record with gratitude the names of former members of the General Synod, known to us who […]

Memorial to General Synod

Diocese of Huron The following motion was carried at the 182nd Synod of the Diocese of Huron in London Ontario, on Monday, May 16, 2022. Appendix #1 (attached) was circulated with the motion. CHARLES INGLIS MOTION Motion Moved by: The Rev’d Robert Clifford Seconded by: The Rev’d Marty Levesque “BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Synod […]

Structure of The Anglican Church of Canada

The Anglican Church of Canada comprises 30 dioceses across Canada, each under the jurisdiction and pastoral care of a diocesan bishop. The dioceses together comprise approximately 2,800 congregations, organized into 1,700 parishes. Along with the bishops, each diocese sends lay and clerical representatives to the General Synod. Dioceses are organized into districts called ecclesiastical provinces, […]

Retired Bishops of The Anglican Church of Canada

Former Primates The Most Rev. Fred J. Hiltz The Most Rev. Michael J. Peers The Most Rev. Andrew S. Hutchison Bishops A The Rt. Rev. Jane Alexander The Rt. Rev. Rodney Andrews The Rt. Rev. Stephen Andrews The Rt. Rev. Benjamin T. Arreak The Rt. Rev. Charles Arthurson The Rt. Rev. Barbara Andrews The Rt. […]

Background to General Synod

The first General Synod met in Toronto 130 years ago (1893). Three fundamental decisions were made at that time; that Synod consist of three orders (bishops and equal members from the clergy and laity); that the Provincial system be maintained; and that the Solemn Declaration be adopted as the basis of the constitution. The balance […]

General Synod Acronyms 2023

KNOW YOUR ABCs A few acronyms you’re likely to come across at General Synod: ACC Anglican Church of Canada, also Anglican Consultative Council ACIP Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples ACPO Advisory Committee on Postulants for Ordination ACW Anglican Church Women AFC Anglican Foundation of Canada ARC Anglican-Roman Catholic Dialogue BAS Book of Alternative Services BCP […]

Resolution Templates

Resolution Templates are available in Microsoft Word and PDF formats: Resolution Template (PDF) Resolution Template (Word)

Writing Resolutions for General Synod

Structure: Resolutions have 4 parts: an opening phrase: That this General Synod, a clear statement of the action(s) you wish the General Synod to take a description of the action to be taken (refer to a committee, write a letter, set up a task force, etc.) and who is responsible for follow-up, if any a […]