Diocesan Synod to discuss the next Growth Agenda

Diocesan Synod meets on October 19th to discuss, among other matters, what the next stages for the Growth Agenda will be.

Saturday 19th October - 9 to 12:50

Discussions on the next stage of the Growth Agenda head the agenda for Synod. The first growth agenda has had a major impact on the life and ministry of our diocese and we are looking to build on it's impact by tackling the challenges we face as we seek to grow in Christ. You can read the draft document here.

A brief agenda is below. You can download papers from this page.

Opening Worship

Presidential Address by Rt Revd Richard Blackburn

Introductory Items of Business

Questions under Standing Orders

Responses to any questions submitted by 9.00 a.m. on Saturday 12th October 2013

Vacancy in See – Update by Canon Maggie Swinson

Safeguarding – Update by the Ven Peter Bradley Archdeacon of Warrington

Discussion on Growth Agenda 2 - led by Ven Ricky Panter Archdeacon of Liverpool

Reclaiming Bereavement Ministry - led by Ven Peter Bradley

The Diocesan Dashboard Presentation by Mike Eastwood Diocesan Secretary

Budgets and Annual Report led by David Greensmith Chair of the Diocesan Board of Finance

Liverpool Diocesan Board of Finance AGM

Closing Remarks by Bishop Richard

News & Events

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Our New Bishop

As we reflect on the priorities for the next Bishop of Liverpool we will be holding a short meeting after Synod where members of the Vacancy in See Committee can hear different people's views.

For more information on the process go to www.liverpool.anglican.org/vacancyinsee

Where Synod is being held
Synod takes place at
Hope Academy
Ashton Rd
Newton-le-Willows
Merseyside
WA12 0AQ

Hope Academy