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Diocesan Synod

Diocesan Synod meets two or three times a year. Follow these links for an account of recent Diocesan Synod meetings:

Listen to the 2018 Diocesan Synod Presidential Address from 18 March. 

Diocesan Synod Presidential Address – 25 March 2017

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Diocesan Synod Presidential Address September 2016 (pdf)

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Deanery Synod

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General Synod

The General Synod is the national assembly of the Church of England.

Form of return of election result 2018 (pdf)

General Synod Election result 2015


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General Synod Diocesan Synod Motion

Note from Secretary General


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Please click on each name below to read their election address:



The Revd Dr Guli Francis-Dehqani Dr Nigel Aston
The Revd Mark Lucas Liz Holdsworth
The Revd James Mowbray Sarah Mowbray
The Revd Stephen Trott Peter Nancarrow
  Andrew Presland
  Guy Torrance