Starting in 1980 each meeting of a General Synod has had a chosen theme.  The following is a list of Synods with their themes.

General Synod Meetings
Date/Place No. Theme
1973 (Regina, Sask.) (26th) Quality of Life and Community; Quality of Faith; Quality of Ministry; Quality of the Church
1975 (Quebec, Que.) (27th) “Together in Christ – Rencontre en Christ”
1977 (Calgary, Alta.) (28th) “Covenant in Creation : L’Alliance en Création”
1980 (Peterborough, Ont.) (29th) “We Being Many Are One Body in Christ”
1983 (Fredericton, N.B.) (30th) “Rejoice/Rejouissez-vous” (Romans 5:1-5)
1986 (Winnipeg, Man.) (31st) “Ministry, Mission, Called and Sent”
1989 (St. John’s, Nfld.) (32nd) “Launching Out”
1992 (Toronto, Ont.) (33rd) “For You and For Many”
1995 (Ottawa, Ont.) (34th) “Prepare the Way” (Isaiah 40:3)
1998 (Montreal, Que.) (35th) “Lift Every Voice”.
2001 (Waterloo, Ont.) (36th) “Towards Healing, Reconciliation and The New Life”
2004 (St. Catharines, Ont.) (37th) “See I am making all things new.”  (Rev. 21:5)
2007 (Winnipeg, Man.) {38th) “Draw the Circle Wide.  Draw it Wider Still”.
2010 (Halifax, N.S.) (39th) “Feeling the Winds of God – Charting a New Course”
2013 (Ottawa, Ont.) (40th)
(1st Joint Assembly
with ELCIC)
“Together for the love of the world”
2016 (Toronto, Ont.) (41st) “You Are My Witnesses”
2019 (Vancouver, B.C.) (42nd) “I Have Called You By Name” (Isaiah 43:1)

Revised: 8 November 2018