Synod Meetings

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

zoom-150The October Synod Meeting is moving online as it is clear that we would not be able to gather sufficient people in one geographical location. However, it is going ahead - by Zoom - on the designated date, Saturday 10th October, and will run from 10am to 1pm  All welcome, as Synod meetings are not restricted to those who are members of the meeting. More information, including how to join the meeting and what's going to be happening as we get closer to the day. 

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 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) 


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