Any adult lay member of the Church may stand, and most members of the clergy. However, nominations must be in by noon on Friday 3rd September.
There is an entire website devoted to the subject, so I won’t bother giving you the details.
Much of the work of the Synod is mundane, and it is very demanding in terms of the amount of reading material sent out. However, for reasons which will be familiar to most readers of this blog, the make-up of the next Synod will be crucial to the future of the Church of England.
One thing that is important to get right, however, is your election address, and there are experienced people willing to help with this. If you would like to be put in touch with one of them in the Diocese of Chelmsford, please contact me via the e-mail address at the bottom of this blog.
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