For the first time, the diocese’s Synod will convene virtually, from Nov. 25 to Nov. 27. The theme of the 160th Regular Session of Synod will be Love Thy Neighbour.
Synod will begin with a livestream of the opening worship from St. James Cathedral and a celebration of the 25th anniversary of FaithWorks.
All Synod members will need their own computer to log into and join the Pre-Synod and Synod meetings to be able to participate and vote.
The Pre-Synod meetings will also be held virtually. On Oct. 2, Synod members in York-Simcoe will meet from 9 a.m. to 12 noon while Synod members in Trent-Durham will meet from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. On Oct. 23, Synod members from York-Scarborough will meet from 9 a.m. to 12 noon while Synod members from York-Credit Valley will meet from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.