General Synod

The General Synod, which comprises a House of Bishops, a House of Clergy and a House of Laity, with representatives from all English Dioceses, meets two to three times a year to consider legislation for the Church of England, along with worship and matters of national and international importance. Find out more here. 

Elections for the new quinquennium (5 year period of representation) for General Synod will be taking place later this year - will you stand? 

Your Synod Representatives 

Your representatives for the current triennium (2015-2020) are: 


  • The Venerable Jo Kelly-Moore (elected in the by-election, 20/12/17)
  • The Reverend Josias De Souza Júnior
  • The Reverend Barney De Berry


  • Mr David Kemp
  • Mrs Marian Nicholson (elected in the By-Election 10/08/2018)
  • Miss Rosemary Walters