The Synod Council meets twice a year in March and October, chaired by the Synod Moderator: Revd Lythan Nevard and the Synod Clerk Keir Hounsome.
The March 2022 Synod Meeting will be held at Lion Walk Colchester on Saturday 19th March 2022
The Synod Meetings begin at 10.30, with refreshments at 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 Synod Clerk in good time to allow us to investigate setting up a creche if you would make use of the facility.
Synod papers will be sent out two weeks before the meeting takes place.
Eastern Synod Year Books
Synod Meeting Minutes - Presentations and Reports
Download: Minutes October 2021
Download: Minutes March 2021
Yesterday at Synod Meeting we said farewell to Revd Paul Whittle, our Moderator of 12 years:
Watch the video of Nicola (filming) and Lindsey presenting Paul and Mary with their flowers and gifts, on behalf of you all...
Vote of thanks message from Revd Cecil White
My thanks to Paul Whittle from Lindsey Brown on behalf of Synod and Farewell Pictures
Keynote Address from Revd Sam White Principal Westminster College
Together Free - Legacies of Slavery - Revd Dr Dan Pratt
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)