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Note: Minutes or summaries of them are only posted once they have been approved at the next meeting and therefore are generally some months out of date before appearing on the website.
The ex-officio members of Diocesan Synod are the Bishop,the Suffragan Bishop, the Dean, the Archdeacons, clergy members of General Synod, the Chairmen of the Boards of Finance and Education and of the DAC and the Chancellor of the Diocese; and the lay members of General Synod. The other members are elected by deanery synods, with up to 10 members nominated by the Bishop and a few places available for co-option. Elections take place every 3 years. Synod considers matters relating to the diocese and to the Church of England, including matters referred to it by the Bishop or by General Synod.
Minutes of the Hereford Diocesan Synod:
11th October 2012
19th July 2012
3rd March 2012
Each diocese is represented in General Synod by the diocesan Bishop and by the Archdeacon. Other clergy representatives are elected by the licensed clergy of the diocese. Lay representatives are elected by deanery synod members.
Members of General Synod:
Revd Preb Brian Chave : Deanery Links:- Clun Forest, Hereford
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Revd Clare Sykes: Deanery Links:- Bromyard , Ledbury
Dr John Dinnen: Deanery Links:- Abbeydore, Kington & Weobley, Ross & Archenfield
Dr Martin Elcock: Deanery Links:- Pontesbury, Telford
Canon Rosemary Lording: Deanery Links:- Leominster, Ludlow
Revd Simon Cawdell: Deanery Links:- Bridgnorth, Condover
Extracts from Minutes of the Hereford Bishops Council Meetings:
Bishop's Council Communications Working Group
In September 2010 the Bishop's Council established a Working Group to examine communications in Hereford Diocese and to make recommendations for improvement.
A summary of the interim recommendations was produced in January 2011, followed by the second stage report in April 2011.
The Working Group have now completed their review of the Diocesan website: Website Report Final
Extracts from Minutes of the Hereford Diocesan Board of Finance Executive Committee Meetings:
Safeguarding Children Group
(formerly the Child Protection Working Group)