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General Synod

General Synod

The Church of England is governed through a structure of Synods (or assemblies) that operate at all levels of the Church. Each Synod is made up of clergy and laity and has a significant number of elected representatives.

At General Synod, the Diocese of Winchester is represented by:

Dr Simon Clift

Mrs Alison Coulter

Dr Julie Maxwell

Mr Andrew Orange

For members without an email address please use to get in touch with the reps.

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For further information about the work of General Synod please visit the Church of England's website.

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Synod Resources

Below, you can find resources produced by Revd James Pitkin, one of our Clergy General Synod Representatives. These were primarily produced for Deanery Synods to help update them on what happened at Synod in a factual manner, though others may find them useful.

General Synod Report July 2023 Download
General Synod Report July 2022 Download

For support and advice about any area of Synodical government, including queries regarding the Church Representation Rules for PCCs; Deanery Synods and Diocesan Synod, please get in touch via the form below: