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Origin of synod
OTHER WORDS FROM synodsyn·od·al, adjectivean·ti·syn·od, adjectivesub·syn·od, nounsub·syn·od·al, adjective
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How to use synod in a sentence
Reinke lost his pulpit and was drummed out of the conservative Missouri Synod of the Lutheran denomination.
For such an historic change to the church, a two-thirds majority was required in all three Houses of the General Synod.Church of England Gets Female Bishops and a Conservative Backlash|Nico Hines|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But those who followed the last synod on the family in 1980 are far from impressed.
To celebrate together, after 17centuries, the first truly ecumenical synod.Plotting Nicea III Could Be Pope Francis's Masterstroke|Candida Moss|June 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At Paris a numerous synod was assembled, in which it was voted that Gregory ought not here to be obeyed.Beacon Lights of History, Volume V|John Lord
The Swedes and Germans were Lutherans, but each nationality was of a different synod and had little agreement or fellowship.Around Old Bethany|Robert Lee Berry
About this time the Council, or rather synod, of Trent closed its sittings, and published its decrees to the whole of Christendom.The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete|Friedrich Schiller
In theory each congregation had the power to send a deputy to the Provincial Synod; in fact, only a few ever used the privilege.History of the Moravian Church|J. E. Hutton
He presided over the Pan-Anglican Synod in 1867, and in 1868 succeeded to the archbishopric.The Cathedral Church of Canterbury [2nd ed.].|Hartley Withers