Synod Meetings

The Synod Council meets twice a year in March and October, chaired by the Synod Moderator: and the Synod Clerk Keir Hounsome.

stowmarket150The next Synod Meeting will be held at Stowmarket United Reformed Church on 20th March 2021

Timing: Synod Meetings begin at 10.30am, with refreshments served from 10.00am.  Meetings finish with worship at 3.30pm, with refreshments served following worship at 4.00pm.

We do not arrange a creche as a matter of course at our meetings, but please contact the This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in good time to allow us to investigate setting up a creche if you would make use of the facility.

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To order the latest Eastern Synod Year Book please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at the Synod Office with your details. The cost is £2.50 plus Postage.

Synod Meeting Minutes - Presentations and Reports

Download: Minutes October 2020
Revd Paul Whittle Address to Synod 2020 

Download:  Minutes October 2019 
Revd Paul Whittle Address to Synod
Revd Paul Whittle Visiting Vellore 2019
Lindsey Brown Reflection
Dr Sam Richards Head of Children's and Youth Work 20-40s in the URC
Richard Lewney Report on visit to Palestine/Israel
Diana Paulding Report on visit to Palestine/Israel
Andrew East Report on Street Pastors 

Download:  Minutes March 2019  
Revd Paul Whittle Reflection on Forty Years (and what next) of Ministry
Revd Nigel Uden's Presentation - Blessed to be a blessing: living as those baptised into Christ (pdf)
Dr Christine Macleod - Health and Healing WHO definition of health (pdf) 


Mission Tools

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Vision Initiatives

Find out more about:  Walking the Way Vision4Life Vision2020 and Fresh Expressions

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Safeguarding Children and Adults at Risk. We work to the United Reformed Good Practice Policy and Procedures 

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The Purpose and Mission of the Synod; the Synod Meeting; our Area Partnerships; each of our Committees and the calendar of meeting dates.

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Who's Who?

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Find out who's who on the Synod Office Team.  If you are unsure who to get in touch with, use the Contact Us 

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