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  1. The Bishop of Reading holds up the climate stripes with Hannah Mann and Mark Humphriss

    General Synod calls on Church and Government to move faster on climate emergency

    11/07/2023

    Oxford Diocese motion commits to further action across the Church including on finances and church buildings.

    5 min read
  2. Film camera pointing at stage for General Synod

    New safeguarding practice review policy approved

    11/07/2023

    New safeguarding practice review policy approved by General Synod

    2 min read
  3. The Church of Barton Stacy in Hampshire

    Parish ‘at very heart’ of God’s mission, General Synod hears

    10/07/2023

    The General Synod has backed the parish as key to the spread of the Christian faith, in a debate where the local church was described as ‘at the very heart’ of God’s mission.

    3 min read
  4. Film camera pointing at stage for General Synod

    Archbishops' Council audit report debate

    10/07/2023

    Archbishops' Council report debate and presentation by chair of audit committee

    1 min read
  5. Members of the General Synod listen to a debate at the University of York's Central Hall

    General Synod approves Governance Reform recommendations

    10/07/2023

    Recommendations would reduce the number of National Church Institutions

    3 min read
  6. Bishop at synod truro

    Overwhelming Synod support for ongoing work on redress

    09/07/2023

     Overwhelming Synod support for ongoing work on redress at its July 23 session 

    1 min read
  7. Ministry Experience Scheme 10th anniversary

    Archbishop of York pays tribute to Ministry Experience Scheme on 10th anniversary

    09/07/2023

    More than 700 young adults have taken part in the Ministry Experience Scheme, General Synod members have heard, as it marks its 10th anniversary.

    3 min read
  8. The General Synod Chamber in York with members meeting

    Synod hears update on Prayers of Love and Faith as concentrated work phase begins

    08/07/2023

    Synod members scrutinise work since February vote

    2 min read
  9. Kashmir Garton

    Churches urged to help in re-settlement of people leaving prison

    08/07/2023

    The General Synod has backed a call for more churches to join partnerships to help resettle and rehabilitate people leaving prison, in a debate led by the National Faith Lead for the Probation Service.

    4 min read
  10. Bishop Philip Mounstephen portrait image

    New Bishop of Winchester announced

    06/07/2023

    Next Bishop of Winchester will be Rt Revd Philip Mounstephen, Downing Street announces.

    1 min read