As is customary, congregations are invited to contribute to the General Synod offering. The recipient of the 2021 offering will be the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Papua New Guinea, a partner church of the LCANZ.
The Book of Reports is being posted to delegates and parishes today, Friday, 3 September. The Book of Reports, including proposals and board/council reports, is also available to read or download from the Business tab of this website.
Almost all eligible entities (LCANZ parishes and governing bodies) have nominated the delegates who will represent them for the three-year synodical term. So far, however, only about one-half of them have registered to attend.
Taking into account the extraordinary circumstances relating to COVID-19, the General Church Board has unanimously agreed to hold the 20th regular Convention of General Synod in two parts: online in 2021 and in-person in 2022.