Synod 2012

 

The 2012 Synod was held on October 5-6, 2012, in Springfield, Illinois.

 

Highlights of the Synod:

 

The Synod was convened on Friday, October 5, with Opening Mass.

Most Reverend Jerry Wood was elected Presiding Bishop, with his Installation to the office immediately following.

 

Discussion points:

 

  • Parish Reports for SS Cyril & Methodius and St. Nicholas parishes

  • Financial Reports for SS Cyril & Methodius and St. Nicholas parishes, and the Deanery of St. Nicholas

  • Fututure plans  for UICC ministries, parishes, deaneries and denomination as a whole

  • Marketing strategies

  • UICC Seminary

  • Curriculum Committee

  • Functions of the Office of Bishop

  • Finances

  • Future Synods

 

Presiding Bishop Most Reverend Jerry Wood officiated Closing Mass.

 

Following below are images and information about the Synod.

Exposition and Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament by Bishop Jerry Wood

Sign of Peace during Installation of Presiding Bishop Jerry Wood

Synod member reading for Mass

Synod members installing Presiding Bishop

Deliberations of Synod members

Bishop Wood's Installation Ceremony

Newly elected Presiding Bishop giving blessing