In the Anglican Diocese of British Columbia, a synod is a
On this website, we have synod delegates and alternates. These are the lay people who attend the synod meeting on behalf of the parish. All the clergy are included in the synod meeting.
The number of lay people a parish sends to the synod meeting depends on the size of the parish. At St. John's we can send six lay people. We send all four wardens along with two members of parish council. The we also elect two alternates who go if any of the other six can't.
Synod meetings are approximately annually. (Over 150 years there are going to be exceptions.) Synod meetings have discussed such things as
The synod delegates are named on the leadership page. The alternates are: