Provincial Synod Delegates

Provincial Synod Delegates may now access a variety of documents, reports, and resolutions on the Synod 2021 page HERE. The password was included in the letter emailed to you from Susan Winn, Lay Secretary. Please check back often as reports and, perhaps, additional motions will be posted as available.

Any questions should be direct to Susan, or Mark Kingsbury, Clerical Secretary via email.

Provincial Synod

The next Synod of the Ecclessiastical Province of Canada will meet, via Zoom, on Friday, June 18th and Saturday, June 19, 2021 from 10:30 am until 4:00 pm Atlantic time.

Delegates should anticipate receiving direct communications on or shortly after April 30th.

New Metropolitan elected

The Synod of the Ecclesiastical Province of Canada is pleased to announce that the Rt. Rev’d David Edwards has been elected Metropolitan of the Province on the third ballot.

Bishop Edwards was born and educated in Shropshire, England. He studied at Loughborough University and Homerton College Cambridge and worked as a high school history teacher prior to completing diplomas in Religious and Evangelism Studies followed by a Master of Arts in Applied Theology at the University of Kent at Canterbury.

Both prior to and following his ordination in 1995, Bishop Edwards served in ministry in the Chelmsford Diocese in England, including as Bishop’s Advisor in Evangelism and in the Parish of High Ongar. He moved to New Brunswick in 1998 to be Principal of Taylor College of Evangelism. He has also served in parishes in Saint John, as Parish Development Officer for the Diocese of Fredericton and as Vice-Chair of Safe Harbour Transitional Youth Services in Saint John.

He was elected coadjutor bishop of the Diocese of Fredericton on May 10, 2014 and, subsequently, installed as the tenth Bishop of Fredericton September 20 2014

He will assume the office of Metropolitan of the Ecclesiastical  Province of Canada upon the retirement of Archbishop Ron Cutler on August 1 2020.

+Ron

The Most Rev. Ron Cutler
Archbishop of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island
Email: bishopsoffice@nspeidiocese.caa

We acknowledge that we meet and work in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceeded territory of the Mi’kmaq who have been living on these lands since time immemorial. Recognising that this is a small but meaningful step in reconciliation and the continued efforts of building a strong Nation-to-Nation relationship, as we are all Treaty people.   

Election for a new Metropolitan

The election for a new Metropolitan will take place from May 29, 2020 to June 2, 2020.  In the event we need to have another vote, this will take place from Jun 5, 2020 to June 8, 2020. Candidate Profiles can be found HERE.