Our National Synod is July 12-14 at Christ Church Monteagle. For hotel reservations call 931-924-2091 -Jim Olivers Smokehouse and be sure and ask for the special rate for Christ Church during this very busy Summer. Groome Transportation has a shuttle directly to the hotel from the airports which serve our area. Synod fee is $75 which includes the banquet and other meals and continuous snacks.
Agenda for the July 12-14 National Synod
Christ Church will be open all day on July 12, 2017. On site registration will be available and the regular Noon Service of Holy Communion will be held.
The opening service for the Synod will be Evening Prayer which will begin at 5:30 p.m. Diocesan Synods as needed will follow and Supper is "on your own" at local restaurants.
Thursday's Schedule is as follows:
Morning Prayer 9:15 a.m.
Short break and Coffee 10:00 a.m.
Call to Order 10: 25 a.m.
Welcoming of guests
Appointment of Officers
Reading of minutes
Presiding Bishop's Opening Address
Reports by other Bishops
Discussions of Canons and possible canonical revisions.
Lunch served at Christ Church at Noon
Gabrielle Thompson -Free for Life International
The Rev, Canon Charles Moncrief -Save the 1
The Rev.Peter N'ganda -EMC Missions Team
The Ordination of John Greaves to the Sacred Priesthood
6:00 p.m. Banquet at the Smokehouse
Breakfast at the Depot (voucher included for registrants.)
Christ Church open for prayer and fellowship.