Synod 2015 Timeline
√ Before May 17, 2015
Standing Committee appoints its Nominating committee, which is usually the Standing Committee members in the second year of their term.
√ 180 days • May 17, 2015
Registrar sends out notice of the meeting. Registrar also includes Letter requesting Nominations for Youth Delegates to Synod and Standing Committee, Constitution and Canons Committee and the Ecclesiastical Trial Court.
√ 120 days • July 16, 2015
Members of the Diocese must submit proposed changes to the Constitution and Canons to the Constitution and Canons Committee.
√ 90 days • Aug.15, 2015
Congregations report their delegates to the Registrar.
√ September 1, 2015
√ September 4, 2015
All Nomination forms for Youth Delegates to Synod, Standing Committee and Constitution and Canons Committee are returned to the registrar.
√ 60 days • Sept. 14, 2015
Registrar sends to the members of the Synod the Constitution and Canons Committee’s proposed amendments.
√ 30 days • October 13, 2015
Registrar publishes names of all presbyters and deacons (address and position) and all lay delegates.
√ 15 days • October 29, 2015
Registrar sends out Agenda and Rules of order. Registrar also sends out Bishop’s budget letter, proposed budget, congregational pledge request and pledge form.