The 2008 Triennial Synod was held on Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday, 28-29-30
October at The Coshocton Village Inn and Suites, 115 North Water St., Coshocton,
FOCUS OF THE CONVENTION:
The General Convention will focus
on issues related to the future of the
UECNA, the succession process for the
Archbishop's office, relationships with
other Anglican bodies, and classes for
the clergy in protocol, hierarchy and
Church disciplinary procedures, plus
many other topics of broad and general
interest to parishioners and clergy.
During this Synod, the clergy and delegates of the convention elected
Fr. Wes Nolden, Fr. Peter Robinson, Fr. Sam Seamans. The date for the
consecrations has not been set. Bp. Reber stated that the new bishops will
assist the ACC and APCK, when requested, by providing episcopal ministry to
parishes in all three jurisdictions.
Beyond this, the convention approved the usual business such as election of
the National Council, etc. Wednesday evening, Bp. Hutchens of the ACC gave an
address at the banquet; his topic was unity between the ACC and UECNA.
Thursday morning, all of those in attendance were at Morning Prayer held at
St. Paul's. Bishop Reber encouraged us all-especially clergy-to speak the
truth regardless of the consequences, to call people to repentance for our
sins in the age when the trend is to disavow the existence of sin.