The Ninth Annual Synod of the Diocese of Mid-America will be held July 26-27, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas.   St. Chad’s Church, 11919 Orsinger Ln., San Antonio is the host parish for the synod.

Each parish or mission is allowed to elect two lay delegates and one lay alternate to represent the congregation at Synod.  All others who wish to attend, but are not elected delegates or alternates, should register as observers.  All clergymen are required to attend. Clergymen unable to attend must receive dispensation from the Bishop Ordinary.

Registration deadline is June 4, 2018. Registrations must be mailed to the synod chairwoman to the address listed on the registration form.

Download the registration form by clicking here.

A block of rooms has been held for our synod at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, San Antonio Medical Center North.

Click here for hotel information.

Synod begins on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 8:30 AM.  It is suggested that attendees arrive in San Antonio on Wednesday, July 25.   For those who arrive prior 6 p.m. on that Wednesday, a hospitality event will be held at the home of Bishop Robert and Norma Jean Giffin.

This year’s synod events include a guided tour of a historic San Antonio Mission, dinner in Downtown San Antonio, and a Riverboat ride down the famous San Antonio Riverwalk.  If you have any questions, please contact Diane Jackson, Synod Chairwoman, at