Consider standing for Diocesan Synod

This year is an election year for Diocesan Synod and every parishioner in the diocese is invited to consider standing. We’re particularly keen for Christians from under-represented parts of the Church to put themselves forward. Could that be you, or someone you know? Download and share the information leaflet.

Contact your Diocesan Synod member

    About Diocesan Synod

    The Diocesan Synod is the governing body of the Church of England in Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes. You can contact your Diocesan Synod member using the dropdown box on the right.

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    This year is a Diocesan Synod election year. The term ends July 31. Elections are being carried out in May to July 2021 in each deanery. Keen to make a difference? Consider standing for election.

    Watch the latest meeting of Diocesan Synod, from 19 June.

    Information for Diocesan Synod members

    Papers for forthcoming and past meetings of Diocesan Synod can be found on the document store.

    Dates for future Diocesan Synod meetings:

    Induction for new triennium 2021 – 2024

    This will be a physical meeting at St Aldate’s Church Oxford followed by a Eucharist welcome service at the Cathedral.

    This will also be an opportunity for members to speak to members of staff and chairs of some Boards and Councils and seek nomination for elections to them.

    Monday 27 September 2021 (5-9 pm – further details will follow with exact timings)

    Usual Synod meetings will take place on:

    • Saturday 13 November 2021 (Confirmed via Zoom)
    • Saturday 12th March 2022
    • Saturday 11 June 2022
    • Saturday 12 November 2022