Listed below are some key dates for the Anglican Diocese of Christchurch in 2017.

More information about specific events can be found on our events page.

February
6 Waitangi day
26 Youth Football Competition
28 Shrove Tuesday

March

1 Ash Wednesday, Lent begins
18 Parish Statistics due

April

9 Palm Sunday
13 Maundy Thursday
13-17 Easter Camp
14 Good Friday
16 Easter Sunday
30 Deadline for Parish AGM’s

May
5 Final date for all reports to Synod for Year Book inclusion
15-18 Clergy Conference
25 Ascension Day
28 Sunday after Ascension Day
26 Youth Social Justice Event

June
1 Due date for Synod bills and motions
4 Pentecost
12-16 All Synod materials copied, packed and mailed
July
Pre-Synod meetings occur in July – TBA
21 Final date for Synod registration
21 Final date for motions from pre-Synod meetings and Youth Forum
23 Social Service Sunday
25 Youth New Thinkers Banquet

August
4 Mail out to Synod members
18-20 Deacons Retreat
23-27 The Abbey Youth Camp

September
7 Synod Eucharist service – ChristChurch Transitional Cathedral
8-9 Synod – St Christopher’s, Avonhead Parish
14-17 Cursillo Weekend – Blue Skies

October 
6-8 Deeper Camp
10 Salt & Light Summit
17 Anglican Care AGM
27 Post-Synod mail-out

November

December
1 Youth Ball
3 First Day of Advent
24 Christmas Eve
25 Christmas Day