In order to carry on the work of Synod (the governing body of the diocese) between its sessions, the diocesan council meets a minimum of five times per year.
The diocesan council membership is composed of regionally elected and ex-officio members, plus diocesan executive staff who are non-voting, as is outlined in the Canons and Regulations. It has the powers and functions, where appropriate, of the synod between synods, except for those acts which are reserved to be performed by Synod itself.
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The slideshow above is of Diocesan Council's March 2017 journey to Cormorant Island to meet with the chief, council and elders of the 'Namgis First Nation. This trip was a significant step in our Sacred Journey towards truth telling, healing and reconciliation with the First Peoples of these islands and inlets. Visit our YouTube channel to learn more about the work we are doing to heal broken relationships with First Peoples.