General Synod representatives

General Synod is the body that shapes the life, liturgy, financial health, mission and ministry of the Church of England.

The latest General Synod meeting was held in York from 7-10 July. You can download a report on the weekend’s debates and other activities from synod rep Tim Hind, below.

Five lay people and four clergy have been elected to serve a five year term as our current Bath and Wells General Synod representatives.

Elections 2021

Elections for the next term are this year (2021). Download our leaflet below to find out how you can get involved.


  • The Reverend James Dudley-Smith
  • The Reverend Prebendary Stephen Lynas
  • The Reverend Caroline Ralph
  • The Reverend Sue Rose


  • Mr James Cary
  • Mr Tim Hind
  • Ms Christina Baron
  • Mrs Kathryn Tucker
  • Mrs Jenny Humphreys

Who to contact

Peter Evans, Assistant Diocesan Secretary


General Synod elections 2021 - Would you like to shape the direction of the Church of England