2023—The Third Session of the 55th Christchurch Diocesan Synod

(Page updated 7 September 2023)

This page has all the information Parishes need for the upcoming 2023 Synod which runs 7-9 September.


  • 7 Sep—Synod Eucharist at the Transitional Cathedral.  (@7pm—please arrive early to get seated)
  • 8-9 Sep—Synod at St Christophers, Avonhead.  Sign in commences at 0830 with sessions commencing at 0900.

pre-Synod Meeting presentation

The PowerPoint presentation given in the four pre-Synod Meetings can be seen here.


Synod Papers and Information

(Click on the links below to go to the pages with the information required)


Synod Representatives

Synod Presidential Address:

  • Bishop Peter’s Presidential Address to Synod 2023 is available to download here.


Synod Presentations

Some of the presentations from Synod will appear here.

  • Biblical Literacy handout can be downloaded here.
  • Biblical Literacy PowerPoint can be downloaded here.