General Synod

last updated on: 4th Feb 2013

The General Synod is the national assembly of the Church of England and it replaced the Church Assembly in 1970 under the Synodical Government Measure of 1969. The General Synod has powers in the following areas:

  • Legislation by Measure
  • Legislation by Canon
  • Relations with other Churches
  • Liturgy and Doctrinal Assent
  • Deliberation
  • Finance

To visit The General Synod website click here

Leicester Diocese members of The General Synod are:


Revd Mandy Ford

Mrs Shayne Ardron

Revd John Plant

Revd John McGinley

Mrs Anne Bloor 

Stephen Barney



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