Theme: LAZARUS, COME FORTH!
Emerging from a Global Pandemic
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2022
4:00 p.m. Registration Begins – use Cloister door
4:15 First-time members and Youth Orientation (Rev. Michael Bruce)
5:00 Supper – HALL
6.00 EUCHARIST and Bishop’s Charge - SANCTUARY
7:00 FIRST SITTING - Convening of Synod – SANCTUARY
8:35 Ministry Minute #1
9:00 FIRST SITTING ENDS
Reception in HALL – Hosted by Bishop Helen
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2022
Breakfast on your own
8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer in SANCTUARY
9:15 SECOND SITTING BEGINS (Chair: Bishop Helen) – SANCTUARY
Receive diocesan reports as circulated in the convening circular
Notices of Resolutions – resolutions committee
10:15 Coffee and Networking
10:35 Ministry Minute #2
11:05 Presentation: Finance Report (Mr. Bryan Sigurdson) Chair of finance
11:50 SECOND SITTING ENDS
LUNCH Munch catering (soup and sandwiches)
1:00 p.m. THIRD SITTING BEGINS - SANCTUARY
DEADLINE FOR RESOLUTIONS
Report of Nominating Committee
1:10 WECAN/College of Emmanuel and St. Chad presentation
1:40 Child and Youth Ministry presentation – Rev. Michael Bruce
2:10 Ministry minute #3
2:25 Notices of Motion
3:00 Coffee and Networking
3:20 Notices of Motion
THIRD SITTING ENDS
4.00 Distribution of ballots
Vote in foyer
4:30 Evening Prayer in SANCTUARY
5:15 Supper in the HALL
Followed by pub trivia (cash bar)
7:00 Gospel Jamboree in the SANCTUARY – spouses of delegates are invited to join
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2022
Breakfast on your own
8.30 FOURTH SITTING BEGINS – HALL
8:45 Calls from Lambeth/Strategic Plan update
Ministry Minute #4
9.10 Notices of Resolutions
Report of Scrutineers
9:30 Bishop’s closing remarks
9:45 FOURTH SITTING ENDS
Prorogation of Synod
10.00 Eucharist at St Paul’s Cathedral, Regina in SANCTUARY
NOTE: Newly elected members to Diocesan Council will meet briefly with the Bishop after the Eucharist in the choir room downstairs. Election for executive & finance committees will occur at this short meeting.
GOSPEL/BLUE GRASS MUSIC BY HUMMINGBIRD CROSSING
Significant others of delegates and clergy are welcome to attend this portion of the events.
Concert begins at 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 15, 2022 in the sanctuary at St. Paul’s Cathedral.
Additional information of note for the Closing Eucharist on Sunday, October 16
We’d like to invite Synod delegates who are singers to join the Cathedral Choir for the closing Eucharist at Synod on Sunday. If you are interested and would be able to rehearse at 7pm on Thursday, October 13, 2022, please contact Dorianna at [email protected] and let her know that you’d like to participate.
The choir asks that you be masked and fully Covid-19 vaccinated to sing.
Delegates are invited to direct their offering at the Sunday morning closing Eucharist towards Regina Education and Action on Child Hunger (REACH). REACH serves as an umbrella association for a wide range of healthy food programs. Their programs are delivered through almost 200 organizations and schools to ensure that all people in the community have access to safe, affordable, and nutritious food. For more information, visit: www.reachinregina.ca. Envelopes will be provided for this purpose at Synod.