Diocesan Synod Members

Membership of the Newcastle Diocesan Synod

Members of the Diocesan Synod are either:

  • elected by their Deanery Synod
  • nominated by the Diocesan Bishop
  • ex-officio due to the role that they hold within the Diocese of Newcastle

Members who are ex-officio are:

Post Member holding the post
President The Rt Revd Christine Hardman
Vice President: Chair of House of Clergy The Revd Canon Brian Hurst
Vice President: Chair of House of Laity Vacant
Suffragan Bishop of Berwick The Right Reverend Mark Wroe
The Dean The Very Revd Geoff Miller
The Archdeacon of Northumberland  
The Archdeacon of Lindisfarne The Ven Catherine Sourbut Groves
The Chair of the Diocesan Board of Finance Canon Simon Harper
The Chair of the Diocesan Advisory Committee Canon Roger Styring
The Chair of the Education Board  

House of Laity of Diocesan Synod (2020-2021)

Nominations to the role of Chair of the House of Laity closed on 28th January and Canon Izzy McDonald-Booth has been duly appointed to the role.

Click here to download the House of Laity of Diocesan Synod (2021)

If you would like to be put in contact with a member of the House of Laity of Diocesan Synod regarding elections you can contact your Deanery Synod Secretary or email us at elections@newcastle.anglican.org

Use our Find a Person search to contact members of the House of Laity

House of Clergy of Diocesan Synod (2020-2021)

Click here to download the House of Clergy of Diocesan Synod (2020-2021)

Use our Find a Person search to contact members of the House of Clergy.


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