Anglican Synod of Bishops to Meet

The Synod of Bishops of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa will meet at a conference centre in Bela Bela in Limpopo next week.

Hosted by the Diocese of St Mark the Evangelist, the meeting will hear from a number of outside speakers and consider a range of important issues in church life.

Vistors to the Synod will include General Bantu Holomisa of the United  Democratic Movement, who will speak on leadership and planning, Ms Hendrietta Ipeleng Bogopane-Zulu, the Deputy Minister for Women, Children and Persons with Disability, who will address issues including the accessibility of churches to the disabled.

Church business to be dealt with will include: the training of new bishops; a new Anglican Prayer Book; developments in theological education; and the Growing the Church outreach, including the Anglicans Ablaze conference this year.

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