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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 Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, parts of Cheshire and Derbyshire.

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

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

The Revd Clare Downing, Moderator
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
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
LS27 9EP

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

The Revd Jamie Kissack, Moderator
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

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

The Revd Geoffrey Clarke, Moderator
Dr Graham Jennings, 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
B26 1TW

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

The Revd Steve Faber, Moderator
Rachel Wakeman, Synod Clerk

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

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

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

The Revd Lythan Nevard, Moderator
Dave Coaker, 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

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

Vacant, Moderator
Rachel Leach, Synod Clerk
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
S014 6UW

Telephone: 023 8067 8570
Email: office@urcwessex.org.uk
Website: www.urcwessex.org.uk

Vacant, Moderator
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
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
Nneoma Chima, 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

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

The Revd Bridget Banks, Moderator
The Revd Martin Hayward, Synod Clerk

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

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

Vacant, Moderator
Megan Price, Synod Clerk

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

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

The Revd Paul Whittle, Moderator (until December 2023)
The Rev Lindsey Sanderson, Moderator (from January 2024)
The Revd Jan Adamson, Synod Clerk

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