SYNOD AGENDA & SCHEDULE - 2016

SYNOD AGENDA : JULY 21-23, 2016

THURSDAY | July 21st, 2016
4:00 pm​​ Arrival & registration
6:30 – 7:45pm Dinner at Hotel
8- 9:00 pm : ​​ The Most Rev'd Dr. Benjamin Kwashi

FRIDAY | July 22nd, 2016
6:00am ​​ Breakfast - Served in the Cafeteria/Restaurant
8:30 - 9:00 am​​ Synod Roll Call : Venerable Dr. Godson Nzeh
9:00 - 9:30 am​​ Morning Prayer : Venerable Layne Hansen
9:30 - 10:30 am​​ -- The Rt. Rev'd Dr. Felix Orji
10:35 - 12 noon ​ Diocesan business
-Venerable Dr. Myles Calvin - Elections to the Standing Committee
-Chancellor Christopher Milner - Canonical Matters
-Sir Charles Napier - Financial Report
12 noon - 1:40 pm​ :Noon Day Prayer & Box Lunch
1:40 - 2:00 pm​​ :Praise and Prayer
2:00 - 3:00pm​​ - The Most Rev'd Dr. Benjamin Kwashi
3:15 - 4:20pm ​​ : The Rev.d Dr. Katherine Martin - "Safe Sanctuary & Sexual Abuse Prevention" Workshop (mandatory for all clergy/Youth Pastors in the Diocese).
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*5:00 PM Transportation to Igbo Anglican Church, Irvington, NJ
​​​​​6:00- 7:00 PM -Dinner in the Church Hall

7:00 - 9:00 pm​​ Festal Eucharist & Ordination
-The Rt. Rev'd Dr. Felix Orji - Celebrant
-The Most Rev. Dr. Benjamin Kwashi - Preacher
9:30pm - 11pm :Shuttle bus to Hotel

SATURDAY | July 23rd, 2016
6:00am ​​ Breakfast - Served in the Cafeteria/Restaurant
8:30 - 9:00 am​​ Morning Prayer
9:00 - 10:00 am ​-The Rt. Rev'd Dr. Felix Orji
10:00 - 10:15am ​ Coffee break
10:20 -11:20 am​ - The Most Rev'd Dr. Benjamin Kwashi
11:20 - 12 noon : Interview with Canon Scott Seely on Church Planting
12 Noon ​​ -Closing prayers and dismissal/ Synod Adjourns : Bishop Felix Orji

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*SUNDAY WORSHIP @10:30AM
Dedication of Igbo Anglican Church Sanctuary, Irvington, New Jersey
President - Bishop Felix Orji, OSB
Preacher - Archbishop Benjamin Kwashi, OON
Rector- Canon Chukwuma Ubadinobi

I invite you to pray that the Lord will continue to bless our Diocese as we address the challenges before us and as we rejoice in his goodness toward us.

Warm Regards,

The Rt. Rev'd Dr. Felix Orji, OSB
Bishop | Missionary Diocese of CANA West