Synods are regional administrative groupings of churches and they administer churches at a regional level. You’ll find contact information and geographical areas below – click on the + for details.
This Synod covers Durham, Northumberland and Tyne & Wear.
United Reformed Church, Northern Synod Office
4 College Lane
Newcastle upon Tyne
The Revd Kim Plumpton, Moderator
The Revd Trevor Jamieson, Synod Clerk
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
The Revd Clare Downing, Moderator
Tim Hopley, Synod Clerk
This Synod covers Liverpool, Merseyside, Wirral, Cheshire, Staffordshire, Crewe, and the Isle of Man.
United Reformed Church, Mersey Synod Office
1 Fingall Road
The Revd Geoffrey Felton, Moderator
Rita Griffiths, Synod Clerk
This Synod covers the whole of Yorkshire.
United Reformed Church, Yorkshire Synod Office
St Paul’s Street
The Revd Jamie Kissack, Moderator
Tim Crossley, Synod Clerk
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
The Revd Geoffrey Clarke, Moderator
Dr Graham Jennings, Synod Clerk
This Synod covers Birmingham, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry, Warwickshire, Staffordshire, the Black Country and Shropshire.
United Reformed Church, West Midlands Synod Office
The Revd Steve Faber, Moderator
Rachel Wakeman, Synod Clerk
This Synod covers Cambridge, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk.
The United Reformed Church, Eastern Synod
36 Duxford Road
The Revd Lythan Nevard, Moderator
Dave Coaker, Synod Clerk
This Synod covers Bristol, Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Wiltshire.
The United Reformed, South Western Synod Office
18 Paul Street
Rachel Leach, Synod Clerk
The Synod Clerk can be contacted at the Synod Office on Tuesdays
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
Karen Bell, Synod Clerk
This Synod covers Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Essex, Greater London and Hertfordshire.
United Reformed Church, Thames North Synod Office
St Paul’s URC
The Revd George Watt, Moderator
Nneoma Chima, Synod Clerk
This Synod covers Kent, south London and parts of East Sussex, West Sussex and Surrey.
United Reformed Church, Southern Synod Office
East Croydon URC
The Revd Bridget Banks, Moderator
The Revd Martin Hayward, Synod Clerk
The United Reformed Church, National Synod of Scotland Office
3/2 Atlantic Chambers
45 Hope Street
The Revd Paul Whittle, Moderator (until December 2023)
The Rev Lindsey Sanderson, Moderator (from January 2024)
The Revd Jan Adamson, Synod Clerk