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  • a council convened to discuss ecclesiastical business

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  • a council convened to discuss ecclesiastical business

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  • Synod: A synod /ˈsɪnəd/ historically is a council of a church, usually convened to decide an issue of doctrine, administration or application. In modern usage
  • Holy Synod: the Holy Synod. For instance, the Holy Synod is a ruling body of the Georgian Orthodox and Apostolic Church. In Oriental Orthodoxy the Holy Synod is the
  • General Synod: The General Synod is the title of the governing body of some church organizations. Main article: General Synod of the Church of England In the Church
  • Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod: The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod (LCMS), often referred to simply as the Missouri Synod, is a traditional, confessional Lutheran denomination in the
  • Synod of Dort: by adding ten days. The Synod of Dort (also known as the Synod of Dordt or the Synod of Dordrecht) was an international Synod held in Dordrecht in 1618–1619
  • Synod of Ráth Breasail: The Synod of Ráth Breasail (also known as Rathbreasail) (Irish: Sionad Ráth Bhreasail) was an Irish national church council which took place in Ireland
  • General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada: The General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada is the chief governing and legislative body of the Anglican Church of Canada (ACC), the sole Canadian
  • Synod of Hippo: The Synod of Hippo refers to the synod of 393 which was hosted in Hippo Regius in northern Africa during the early Christian Church. Additional synods were
  • Synod of Bishops (Catholic): The Synod of Bishops, in the Roman Catholic Church, is an advisory body for the Pope. It is "a group of bishops who have been chosen from different regions
  • Calvin Synod (United Church of Christ): The Calvin Synod is an acting conference of the United Church of Christ, composed entirely of Reformed, or Calvinist congregations of Hungarian descent

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