General Assembly 2018

The 2018 General Assembly will be held from 3-7 October at St Andrew's College in Christchurch.

From 2pm on Wednesday 3 October, General Assembly attendees will be able to register. (This is the earliest time those attending Assembly can arrive at St Andrew’s as there is another event being held at the College.) At 7pm on Wednesday, St Andrew’s chapel will host the opening of Assembly with a powhiri, followed by worship and installation of the new Moderator. GA business will begin the following morning, Thursday, 4 October at 8.30am and Assembly will conclude with an 11am Communion at the Chapel, followed by lunch which is expected to finish around 1pm.

GA18 minutes online

The minutes of the 2018 General Assembly are now online. Read or download the decisions of the General Assembly here.

General Assembly Website

The General Assembly 2018 website is no longer available.

Please note that the General Assembly website was created and is run by the GA18 Local Arrangements Committee - please email any suggestions you have for the website to

Sign-up for GA News - daily updates during GA18

On the right-hand side of this page is a sign-up form - "Subscribe to GA News". Just enter your name and email and every day of the 2018 Assembly we will send you an email with the latest news.

Ministers' Training Day

A ministers’ training day will be held on Wednesday, 3 October at The Village @ Bryndwr. The theme for the day is "Resourcing the Spirituality of Life Long Learning". Details about the programme were published on the GA18 website, which is no longer available.

Proposals to General Assembly

A deadline of Friday, 8 June 2018 has been set for receiving all reports and proposals to be considered by General Assembly. This timeframe enables consultation with presbyteries which fulfils the 2012 Assembly’s decision supporting presbyteries’ participation in the setting of the Assembly agenda.