2022—The Second Session of the 55th Christchurch Diocesan Synod

This page has all the information Parishes need for the upcoming 2022 Synod which runs 1-3 September.  The format of this Synod will be dependent on the COVID-19 restrictions in place at the time.


  • 1 Sep—Synod Eucharist at the Transitional Cathedral
  • 2-3 Sep—Second Session of the 55th Synod at St Christophers, Avonhead.

2022 Pre-Synod meeting dates and locations:


CHRISTCHURCH: Tuesday 26 July / 7-9pm / St Peter’s Church Upper / Riccarton

SOUTH CANTERBURY: Tuesday 9 August / 6:30-8:30pm / St Peter’s Parish Centre / Temuka

ANY: Wednesday 10 August / 1-3pm / Zoom (Meeting ID: 940 6437 2683)

NORTH CANTERBURY: Wednesday 10 August / 7-9pm / Church of St John the Baptist / Rangiora

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

  • Download the Memo and Synod Timetable for 2022. 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

Synod Presidential Address:

  • Bishop Peter’s Presidential Address to Synod will be available after Synod

Synod Presentations:

  • TBA

Synod Service Link:

  • TBA

Bills and Motions 

  • The Bills and Motions for Synod 2022 will be available from July 1.


  • Information with respect to elections to be held at Synod 2022 will be available from July 1.

Pre-Synod Meetings 

  • Information about these meetings will be published once dates, times and venues are known.