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Synods are regional administrative groupings of churches and they administer churches at a regional level. You’ll find their contact details below.

This Synod covers Durham, Northumberland and Tyne & Wear.

United Reformed Church, Northern Synod Office
4 College Lane
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 8JJ

Telephone: 0191 232 1168
Email: office@urc-northernsynod.org
Website: www.urc-northernsynod.org

The Revd David Herbert, Moderator
Melanie Campbell, Synod Clerk

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This Synod covers Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, parts of Cheshire and Derbyshire.

The North Western Synod Office
Unit 20 Sandpiper Quay
Waters Edge Business Park
Modwen Road
Salford
M3 3EZ

Telephone: 0161 769 1122
Email: admin@nwsynod.org.uk
Website: https://nwsynod.org.uk/

The Revd Brian Jolly, Moderator
Mr Tim Hopley, Synod Clerk

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This Synod covers Liverpool, Merseyside, Wirral, Cheshire, Staffordshire, Crewe, and the Isle of Man.

United Reformed Church, Mersey Synod Office
1 Fingall Road
Wavertree
Liverpool
L15 9JE

Telephone: 0151 722 6590
Email: synodoffice@urcmerseysynod.org.uk
Website: www.urcmerseysynod.org.uk

The Revd Geoffrey Felton, Moderator
Rita Griffiths, Synod Clerk

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This Synod covers the whole of Yorkshire.

United Reformed Church, Yorkshire Synod Office
Somerset House
St Paul’s Street
Morley
Leeds
LS27 9EP

Telephone: 0113 289 8490
Email: office@urcyorkshire.org.uk
Website: urcyorkshire.org.uk

The Revd Jamie Kissack, Moderator
Mr Tim Crossley, Synod Clerk

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This Synod covers Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Northants, Milton Keynes and parts of Cambridgeshire and Staffordshire.

United Reformed Church, East Midlands Synod Office
1 Edwards Lane
Sherwood
Nottingham
NG5 3AA

Telephone: 0115 960 9241
Email: office@urc5.org.uk
Website: https://www.urc5.org.uk/

The Revd Geoffrey Clarke, Moderator
The Revd Camilla Veitch, Synod Clerk

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This Synod covers Birmingham, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry, Warwickshire, Staffordshire, the Black Country and Shropshire.

United Reformed Church, West Midlands Synod Office
Digbeth-in-the-Field URC
Moat Lane
Yardley
Birmingham
B26 1TW

Telephone: 0121 783 1177
Email: admin@urcwestmidlands.org.uk
Website: www.urcwestmidlands.org.uk

The Revd Steve Faber, Moderator
Mr Richard Lockley, Synod Clerk

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This Synod covers Cambridge, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk.

The United Reformed Church, Eastern Synod
36 Duxford Road
Whittlesford
Cambridgeshire
CB22 4ND

Telephone: 01223 830 770
Email: admin@urceastern.org.uk
Website: www.urc-eastern.org.uk

The Revd Lythan Nevard, Moderator
Mr Keir Hounsome, Synod Clerk

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This Synod covers Bristol, Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Wiltshire.

The United Reformed, South Western Synod Office
Taunton URC
18 Paul Street
Taunton
Somerset
TA1 3PF

Telephone: 01823 275 470
Email: synodoffice@urcsouthwest.org.uk
Website: www.urcsouthwest.org.uk

The Revd Ruth Whitehead, Moderator
The Synod Clerk can be contacted at the Synod Office on Tuesdays

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This Synod covers Berkshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, the Isle of Wight and the Channel Islands, half of Surrey and small parts of Buckinghamshire and Wiltshire.

United Reformed Church, Wessex Synod Office
120 Alma Road
Southampton
S014 6UW

Telephone: 023 8067 8570
Email: office@urcwessex.org.uk
Website: https://wessexsynodurc.org.uk/

The Revd Clare Downing, Moderator
Miss Karen Bell, Synod Clerk

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This Synod covers Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Essex, Greater London and Hertfordshire.

United Reformed Church, Thames North Synod Office
St Paul’s URC
Newton Road
Bayswater
London
W2 5LS

Telephone: 020 7799 5000 (Synod office)
Telephone: 020 7799 6000 (Trust office)
Email: office@urcthamesnorth.org.uk
Website: http://urcthamesnorth.org.uk/

The Revd George Watt, Moderator
Mr Simon Fairnington, Synod Clerk

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This Synod covers Kent, south London and parts of East Sussex, West Sussex and Surrey.

United Reformed Church, Southern Synod Office
East Croydon URC
Addiscombe Grove
Croydon
CR0 5LP

Telephone: 020 8688 3730
Email: office@urcsouthern.org.uk
Website: https://southernsynodurc.org.uk/

The Revd Bridget Banks, Moderator
The Revd Russell Furley-Smith, Synod Clerk

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The United Reformed Church, National Synod of Wales Office
Minister Road
Roath
Cardiff
CF23 5AS

Telephone: 029 2019 5728
Email: office.urcwales@urc.org.uk
Website: www.urcwales.org.uk

The Revd Simon Walkling, Moderator
Helen Stenson, Synod Clerk

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The United Reformed Church, National Synod of Scotland Office
3/2 Atlantic Chambers
45 Hope Street
Glasgow
G2 6AE

Telephone: 0141 248 5382
Email: info@urcscotland.org.uk
Website: www.urcscotland.org.uk

The Revd Canon Paul Whittle, Moderator
The Revd Jan Adamson, Synod Clerk

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