The Saskatchewan Synod Convention is the highest legislative authority within the Synod.
Convention is democratic and participative.
Representation: The Convention is made up of delegates from each congregation and the rostered ministers in the synod.
Free Speech: The Convention is governed by Bourinot’s Rules of Order which sets out to encourage free expression of opinion in the context of fair play and respect.
Elections: Convention prayerfully votes to elect synod leadership: electing its own bishop and the members of its synod council.
Convention is prayerful.
- Convention meets calling on the Spirit to guide our deliberations and our decisions.
- Convention sets aside time for worship and for Bible study.
Convention is grounded by its constitution and bylaws
- The Constitution defines who we are as Synod, and the Bylaws give broad definition to what we do as a synod.
Convention is the forum for handling the business of the church in a transparent manner.
- Convention examines the financial decisions of the synod
- Convention receives the reports of the bishop’s office, the synod council and the committees of the synod.