In preparation for the 68th Synod of Edmonton diocese, October 21-22, 2022, Bishop Steve has prepared the document Finding Our Way based on input from throughout the diocese. With the Gospel at the Center, it is founded on five Principles, the fifth of which is All Relations:
The Church has put up barriers which harm and oppress beloved creations of God. It now needs to embody its confession of these sins. A safe and accessible faith community will actively dismantle everything which traumatises and excludes others on the basis of race, culture, gender, sexuality, ability, socioeconomic standing, and more. This call to be a community of justice and right relationships also includes our relations with the land, the waters, and all creation.
The 12 Goals in Finding Our Way may overlap in their connections to the five Principles, however, Goals 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 will seek to flesh out the Principle of All Relations.