2021 Diocesan Synod—2-4 September 2021

This is the First Session of the 55th Christchurch Diocesan Synod

This page has all the information Parishes need for the upcoming 2021 Synod—please note that Synod is now going to run online from 7-9pm on Thursday the 2nd and Friday the 3rd of September.  A possibility for a one day Synod on a Saturday, to deal with material that needs to be discussed in person, is also being considered and will be COVID dependent


Synod via Zoom

This is the information you will need for participating in a Zoom based Synod

  • The email sent to Synod Members on the 25th of August can be seen here.
  • The latest Bills and Motions (which are quite dynamic) can be see here.
  • The order paper for the Zoom Synod can be seen here.
  • The list of instructions for this Zoom Synod can be seen here

(Last updated 31 August 2021)

Please Note: Information will be added to this page as it becomes available during the course of the year.


  • Download the Memo and Synod Timetable for 2021. This memo was sent to all Parishes and Synod members in January this year.
  • For any queries about September’s Diocesan Synod please contact the Diocesan Manager Edwin Boyce.

Synod Representatives

Yearbook and Report book of the Diocese of Christchurch 2021

Synod Presidential Address:

Synod Presentations:

  • TBA

Synod Service Link:

  • Synod Service Link will be available here
  • The Order of Service TBA

Bills and Motions 


  • Information with respect to elections to be held at Synod 2021 can be found here

Pre Synod Meetings 

  • More information as events on the home page of this web site.
6 August St Peter’s Church  Upper Ricc/Yaldhurst 7-9pm
10 August  St John the Baptist Church Rangiora 7-9pm
11 August by Zoom Meeting ID:  991 3620 0305 12-2pm
 11 August St Peter’s Church Hall Temuka  6:30-8:30pm