End of Synod Coverage

The Primus thanks members of synod for this meeting, retiring conveners and ecumenical friends who have come to the synod. Thanks chairs and the Indaba design group. Thanks his assessor, Paul Romano. Kennedy and David Fraser for IT, me for twittering, Cursillo for doing the tea and coffee and the Church Officers here at Palmerston place.

Thanks are expressed to John Stuart and the members of the Synod Staff whom the Primus describes as Brand Leaders in the Loaves and Fishes business.

He confirms the Acts of Synod, a hymn is sung and Synod ends for another year.

Final Session – Budgets and Quota

There will be a phased reintroduction of Building Grants.

3% increase in quota is proposed and expectation is that deficit will be eliminated.