ACoM Sits for its 15th General Synod

15th General Synod

More than 76 synod delegates are engaging in important discussions and deliberations on issues affecting the Mission and Ministry of the Anglican Church in the Province of Melanesia (ACOM) at the 15th General Synod at the Church of the Resurrection in Port Vila, Vanuatu from 23rd to 28th November.

A colourful welcome ceremony took place on 21st November at the synod venue after the arrival of the Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Melanesia the Most Reverend George Takeli, the Bishops from the Diocese of Solomon Islands and the delegates from Solomon Islands.

Bishop of the host Diocese, the Right Reverend James Ligo, in his welcome remarks acknowledged the Church of Melanesia for giving Vanuatu a chance to host this highest decision-making body in the Anglican Church of Melanesia. “This is the first time Vanuatu has hosted a General synod”, he said.

Supporters are asked to pray for all the delegates and those organising and hosting this event.
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