Definitions for "Synod"
An ecclesiastic council or meeting to consult on church matters.
An assembly or council having civil authority; a legislative body.
An ecclesiastical meeting; see definitions under "council"; word derived from Greek synodos, "a coming together". (Lynch, Joseph H. The Medieval Church: A Brief History, 365) Ecclesiastical council. (Sayles, George O. The King's Parliament of England, 146) Related terms: Synodik
a humanly-devised organization and has no divine authority to confer on anyone
Keywords:  journey, shared
a shared journey
a voluntary organization of autonomous congregations, governed by its fundamental laws
Keywords:  heavenly, conjunction, two, bodies
A conjunction of two or more of the heavenly bodies.
Keywords:  exactly, together, way, people, group
a group of people on the way together, and that is exactly what we are