Diocesan Synod

Diocesan Synod 2020 will take place on Thursday 25 June. it is the main business meeting of the diocese.

Members at Diocesan Synod
Members at Diocesan Synod

A major feature and the first main item on the synod agenda is the Presidential Address, the bishop’s opportunity to speak to the leaders of the diocese. 

What is a synod?

A synod historically is a council of a church, usually convened to decide an issue of doctrine, administration or application. In modern usage, the word often refers to the governing body of a particular church, whether its members are meeting or not. 

Read the report of the 2019 Diocesan Synod which took place in the Jethro Centre, Lurgan.