The Thirty-Seventh Session of the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada convened in the Sean O’Sullivan Theatre, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, at 7:00 P.M. On behalf of the Credentials Committee, Chancellor Ronald Stevenson reported that a sufficient number of each Order was present to constitute the Synod: Order of Bishops – 37, Order of Clergy – 113, Order of Laity – 143. The President of the Synod, Archbishop David Crawley, Acting Primate, declared that the Thirty-Seventh Session of the General Synod was duly constituted.
The Holy Eucharist was celebrated with the Acting Primate, Archbishop David Crawley, presiding. Following the celebration of the Holy Eucharist, Archbishop Crawley delivered the Presidential Address. (Appendix A)
A reception, hosted by the Diocese of Niagara, followed.