Ordination Way Forward working groups appointed
The General Church Board (GCB) and College of Bishops (CoB) have appointed the members of the eight working groups which will contribute to the preparation of the Ordination Way Forward proposal to come before the 2024 General Synod.
Understanding the 2021-23 Convention of General Synod Resolution on Ordination
At the March meeting of the College of Bishops and the General Church Board which addressed the Ordination Way Forward Resolution from General Synod 2021–23, it was decided that the College of Bishops should provide guidance regarding the way the resolution is understood in the church.
Way Forward project team appointed
The project team to lead the Ordination Resolution Way Forward project has been appointed. The three-person team of Tim Niewand, Stella Thredgold and Tony Vong, met for the first time on 18 April at the LCANZ head office in North Adelaide.
Call for expressions of interest for working groups
Expressions of Interest are invited from members of the LCANZ to join eight working groups to undertake the work asked for by the 2021-2023 Convention of General Synod resolution regarding the ordination of women and men.
‘We need a way forward’: Delegates reflect on Synod decision
We asked eight Synod participants for their reflections on the ‘one church with two ordination practices’ resolution.
Since the February Convention of General Synod, the General Church Board (GCB) and College of Bishops (CoB) have met together twice to commence work on Synod’s resolution to explore the possibility of ‘one church with two ordination practices’.