General Synod

last updated on: 19th Feb 2016

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

General Synod members

Following the General Synod elections in October 2015, the following were chosen to represent the Diocese of Leicester.

House of Clergy
Revd Alison Booker
Revd Barry Hill
Ven Dr Timothy Stratford

House of Laity
Miss Rhian Ainscough
Canon Shayne Ardron
Mr Jonathan Cryer

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