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Our Values

Synod Vision

Following Christ, walking together as First and Second Peoples, seeking community, compassion and justice for all creation.

Synod Ministries and Operations Mission

To inspire, resource and enable presbyteries, congregations and agencies to live Synod’s vision.

Values and Characteristics

Trust – a dependable partner – being a dependable partner that builds trust through: respectful, just and honest action; acting with integrity; ensuring the safety of all children and vulnerable people is paramount; aligning policy and practices; and fulfilling promises.

Collaboration – a shared responsibility – taking responsibility and collaborating through; knowledge sharing; inclusive decision making; and walking together as Frist and Second Peoples.

Growth – an expansive culture – embracing a culture of generosity and growth by: nurturing new ways of doing things; continuous improvement to practices, systems and processes; hearing all voices, contributions; welcoming diversity and consultative leadership.

Sustainability – a healthy ecosystem – maintaining a vibrant environment by: the intentional use of resources and ensuring we have the right skills, development, gifts and talents where we and our work flourish.

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