Reports of Proceedings
The Reports of Proceedings are the written word-for-word record of a General Synod meeting. The Reports of Proceedings record what is said during debates, formal addresses and presentations, they also include the results each vote. A video and sound record for each General Synod meeting since November 2015 can be found on our Church of England YouTube channel. For any earlier sound recordings, please get in touch with the Synod Office.
The 'Business Done' documents are the formal summary of outcomes for each item at a single meeting of the General Synod.
Electronic Voting Results from past groups of sessions can be found alongside the Agendas and Papers dedicated to that particular meeting.
- General Synod
The 'Parliament' of the Church of England. The General Synod usually meets twice a year to debate and discuss matters of interest and to consider and approve amendments to Church legislation.
A period of five years, used to describe the term that General Synod members sit for. Every five years members are elected and HRM The Queen officially opens General Synod for the new term.