Synod 2021

The 144th Synod of the Episcopal Diocese of Springfield

All are invited to view the Synod Eucharist on Friday evening, October 15 at 5:00 pm at the Cathedral Church of St Paul’s Facebook page.

The 144th Synod Book may be found here.

Schedule, beginning at 12 noon:

Call to Order


Report on Reigstrations/Quorum

Election of Chair


Election of the Secretary of the Diocese and Appointment of Assistant Secretary

Approval of Minutes of 143rd Synod

Appointment to Continuing Committees, Inspectors of Elections & Parliamentarian

Disposition of Issues Pertaining to the Seating of Delegates

Courtesy Resolutions A

Nominations for Elective Offices



The Nominating Synod for the 12th Bishop of Springfield
October 15-16, 2021

A livestream of the Nominating Synod, beginning at 10:00 am on Saturday, October 16 will also be broadcast at the Cathedral’s Facebook, as well as embedded on the diocesan website‘s homepage here.
The livestream is provided for your convenience. In the event that technical difficulties occur with the broadcast, a video recording of the proceedings will be made available at a later date. Ballot results will be announced in real time on Saturday on the Diocesan Facebook page and via the Diocesan Instagram Stories feature.

The Nominating Synod Procedures may be accessed here.

The nominee announcement and further information about each nominee may be found here.

The day’s schedule is as follows:

Registration   8:00 am

The Holy Eucharist  9:00 am

Business Session I  10:00 am (livestream to begin)

Lunch  12 noon

Business Session II  1:15 pm

Closing Devotions/The Blessing