Second Session of the 53rd Synod

        The second session of the 53rd Synod will be held on 14, 16, 17, 18, 23 and 24 September 2024.

        The Archbishop has indicated that he intends to convene the 2024 session on Saturday 14 September at Rouse Hill Anglican College, providing an opportunity for Synod members to participate in “Synod in the Greenfields” – including bus tours of the surrounding Northwest Greenfields area. The Synod Service and Presidential Address will also be held on this day.

        The remainder of the session (16-18 and 23-24 September 2024) is then expected to be held at the Wesley Theatre on Pitt Street in Sydney with afternoon sittings starting at 3.15pm and evening sittings starting at 7.00pm on each day. Sittings usually finish around 9.30pm each night.


        Relevant resources

        Purpose and priorities for the Diocesan Fellowship (July 2023)

        2023 Pre-Synod Briefing - YouTube (recorded 29 August 2023)

        A Brief Guide to Synod Rules - summarises key procedures and rules of the Synod, and is intended to be printed as a booklet for quick reference throughout Synod (Booklet format / A4 format). See also Synod Procedures.

        Briefing for new Synod members - what to expect & how to prepare (video recorded 21 April 2021): complete recording 

        Officers and committees appointed at the first session of the 53rd Synod (September 2023)


        Synod Standing Orders Ordinance 2019