Welcome to the 41st Annual Meeting

of  the Synod of Western Australia

9 – 10 September 2017

Contents

  • Correspondence
  • Venues
  • Roll of Synod & Registration
  • Annual Reports
  • Proposals
  • Past minutes
  • Nomination Committee
  • Travel Claims
  • Other Useful links
  • Minutes of Appreciation

Accessing annual reports, proposals and documents

  1.  Hard copies of Annual Reports will be mailed out to members who have made requests for documents.
  2. To access the reports and proposals and other documentation electronically, the preferred method is to download them from this page onto your desktop or USB for easy access at the meeting.

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Correspondence

First Mailing Lt 2017 – Amended 03082017 (Uploaded 3 August 2017)

 

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Venues

8 September 2017 @ 7pm – The opening worship of the Synod will be held at Ross Memorial Uniting Church, Cnr Hay & Colin Streets, West Perth.

9-10 September 2017 @ 8am – The Annual Meeting will be held Saturday and Sunday at Scotch College in the Dickinson Centre, 76 Shenton Road, Swanbourne,

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Role of Synod and Registration

List of approved Synod Members – 2017 Synod Membership List (updated 4 August 2017)

If your name does not appear in the Synod Membership List please contact Amanda Badenhorst for further information.

Registration forms will be sent out with the first mailing. Please submit your registration form together with payment or choice of payment method through to Amanda Badenhorst on amanda.badenhorst@wa.uca.org.au by no later than 31 August 2017

registration form 2017 (Updated 3 August 2017)

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Order of Business (Preliminary)

Preliminary Order of Business

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Reports:

A.   ASSEMBLY

B.   SYNOD BODIES

B1 Synod Standing Committee Synod Report 2017 – – 2017/08/16

B2 Covenanting Commission Synod Report 2017 – 2017/08/16

B3 Ecumenical Affairs Synod Report 2017 – 2017/08/16

B4 Placements Commission Report 2017 – 2017/08/16

B5 Social Justice Synod Report 2017  – 2017/08/16

B6 UC Adult Fellowship Synod Report 2017 – 2017/08/16

B7 Committee for Counselling Synod Report 2017 – 2017/08/16

C.  OTHER SYNOD BODIES

C1 Bridging Entities Synod Report 2017 – 2017/08/16

C2 Pneuma Synod Report 2017 – 2017/08/16

D.   UNITING CHURCH CENTRE

D1 Moderators Synod Report 2017 – 2017/08/16

D2 General Secretary Synod Report 2017 – 2017/08/16

D3 Archives Synod Report 2017 – 2017/08/16

D4 Royal Commission Synod Tastk Group Report 2017 – 2017/08/16

E.   PRESBYTERY

E. Presbytery Synod Report

F.   EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

F1 MLC Synod Report 2017 – 2017/08/16

F2 Penrhos Synod Report 2017 – 2017/08/16

F3 Perth College of Divinity Synod Report 2017 – 2017/08/16

F4 PLC Synod Report 2017 – 2017/08/16

F5 Scotch College Synod Report 2017 – 2017/08/16

F6 St Stephens Synod Report 2017 – 2017/08/16

F7 Tranby College Synod Report 2017 – 2017/08/16

F8 Trinity Residential College

F9 Wesley College Synod Report 2017 – 2017/08/16

G.   COMMUNITY SERVICE AGENCIES

G1 Good Samaritans Synod Report 2017 – 2017/08/16

G2 Juniper Synod Report 2017 – 2017/08/16

G3 UnitingCare WA Forum Synod Report 2017 – 2017/08/16

G4 Beananging Kwuurt Institute

G5  UnitingCare West

H.   RESOURCES

H1 Resources Synod Report 2017 – 2017/08/16

H2 Property Trust Synod Report 2017 – 2017/08/16

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Proposals:

Proposal 1 – Business Committee

Proposal 2 – Thanks and Acknowledgements

Proposal 3 – Social Justice and UnitingWorld- Newstart – 2017/08/16

Proposal 4 – Social Justice Forest – 2017/08/16

Proposal 5 – Frequency of Synod Meetings – 2017/08/17

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Minutes of 2016 Annual Synod Meeting

2016 September Synod Meeting – Signed Copy (uploaded 21 July 2017)

 

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Nominations: Nominations for Schools and Colleges:

For the invitation calling  for  schools and colleges nominations click here
For the Nomination Form click here

Nominations for Joint Bodies of Synod and Presbytery and Synod Boards and Committees:
For the invitation calling for nominations to Synod and Joint Synod/Presbytery bodies click here
For the Nomination Form click here

Nominating Committee current membership of bodies: New Nominating list   (Uploaded 10 August 2017)

The new Synod Nominating Committee listing highlights the vacancies of Commissions in yellow.  Please note that nominations are due by Thursday 7 September 2017.  See the above link for the Nomination Form.

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Travel Claims – members only:

Please Note: The first 100 kilometres each way is at the members’ expense.  Thereafter kilometres will be subsidised.  Please complete the form with the kilometres from the Odometer Readings and the accounts department will deduct the 100 kilometres each way on your claim. You can use either the link below to download a form or request one when you register at Synod. For any queries please contact Maree Kemp via maree.kemp@wa.uca.org.au.

2017 Annual Synod Meeting Travel Expense Form (uploaded 1 August 2017)

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Other Useful Links:

PERTH METRO UCA WORSHIP CENTRES – SYNOD 2017 (uploaded 1 August 2017)

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Minutes of Appreciation

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For further information contact: Phone: 08 9260 9800 or

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