Synod 2016

Documents and important information regarding the Diocesan Synod can be found here as they become available. If you cannot find what you are looking for, please email

The annual Diocesan Synod will begin with a Eucharist Service on Thursday evening, 1 September, 7:00pm at the Transitional Cathedral, all are warmly invited.

Synod sessions will be held over the two following days from 2-3 September 2016, at St Christopher’s Church. This year is the second session of the 53rd Synod of the Diocese of Christchurch.

NB: Synod members should commit to attending to all Synod sessions and, if at any time during their term a lay representative resigns, their replacement should be elected at the next parish AGM; if they are unavoidably unable to attend please ensure their alternate receives Synod papers.

Financial Papers

Estates Trusts Financial Statements 2015 Signed


Funds Financial Statements 2015 Signed


CPT Financial Statements 2015

Bills and Memos for Synod 2016

There is an intention to bring to Synod 2016 a revised Clergy Appointments Bill, a Cathedral Chapter Bill and an Anglican Diocese of Christchurch Structural Review Implementation and Transition Amendment Bill.

We have included three memos that explain the Bills, as well as the Bills themselves.