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A mirror and a lamp: renewal and reflection at 39th Synod

June 3rd, 2021

Bishop Richard Treloar lit the way for the commencement of the third session of the Gippsland Diocese’s 39th Synod in mid -May with the launch of the Vision Renewal 2021–2024. His Presidential Address the following day reflected on a Bishop-in-Council motion to add a preamble to Section 7 of the Faithfulness in Service Code of Conduct, around which there was lengthy debate. The renewed diocesan vision for the next four years was described by Bishop Richard as “both descriptive and aspirational – a mirror and a lamp – in its three ‘taglines’ for Gippsland Anglicans”: Committed in Christ; Connecting in Service; Creative in Spirit. Read more in the June issue of The Gippsland Anglican: