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Reflections Bishop Jeremy Greaves Reflections

Fellowship, fonts and tough decisions on the fly

“By and large the business of the Synod is conducted with kindness and good humour and there is a real sense of wanting to find agreement on even the most difficult of matters. This year one of those difficult matters involved the font size used when displaying motions and amendments and the colour used when highlighting text changes. Furious debate ensued and the President of the Synod had to make some tough decisions on the fly,” says Bishop Jeremy Greaves

"Fellowship of believers helps make us who we are as a Christian community — any gathering of believers does. It's important for us to encourage and appreciate one another," (Bishop Daniel Abot, pictured with Gwen and Stuart from St Clement's On The Hill in Stafford, and Bishop Cam Venables at ACSQ Synod in June 2023)

2023 Diocesan Synod reflections: highlights and learnings

Four faithful clergy and lay people from across our Diocesan Regions share their Synod highlights and learnings with anglican focus readers


Oceania Primates commit to the Anglican Communion as “one body with many parts”

Anglican leaders in the Oceania region have reiterated their commitment to the Anglican Communion, describing it as “one body with many parts”. The comments were made in a communiqué at the end of their annual Fono, or meeting, which brings together primates and provincial secretaries from the four independent-yet-interdependent churches in the region