Synods

Got a question about Children’s and Youth Work in your area? Thinking about setting up a Youth Group? Organising a trip for children? Whatever questions or concerns you may have, your Synod Children's and Youth Development Officer (CYDO)* is there to support you.

1 Northern Hannah Middleton   
1 Northern
Children's Work Advisor, Mrs Hannah Middleton 
Youth Work Advisor, Mr John Stephenson

2 North Western Leo Roberts 
2  North Western     
Mr Leo Roberts
 

3 Mersey Stephen Mitchell
3  Mersey             
Mr Steven Mitchell    

Megan           
4  Yorkshire
     
C&YP Development Practitioner, Mrs Megan Tillbrook
 

Jon Steel
C&YP Development Practitioner, Mr Jon Steel 

5 East Midlands Jane Henderson         
5  East Midlands     
Mrs Jane Henderson
     

8 South Western Vacant      
6 West Midlands     
VACANT  (Contact CYDO manager) 

Nicola Grieves   
7  Eastern           
Mrs Nicola Grieves

Michelle Howard        
8 South Western       
Church Development Worker, Ms Michelle Howard

9 Wessex north Phil Ray       
9 Wessex (North)       
Mr Phil Ray

Ruth White      
9 Wessex (South)         
Mrs Ruth White

8 South Western Vacant  
10  Thames North         
Vacant (Contact synod clerk)

11 Southern Tom Hackett        
11  Southern 
Mr Thomas Hackett

12 Wales Judy Harris       
12  Wales                     
Mrs Judy Harris
 

 Jess and Matt        
13  Scotland                   
Children's Ministry Development Worker, Jess Poole

Youth Ministry Development Worker, Matt Baines 

 

Click on the links above to email the CYDO or CYDO equivalent in your synod or click HERE to find out more about what a CYDO actually does.                          

 

Barrow URC Primary School
Old Row, Barrow, Clitheroe,
Lancs BB7 9AZ.
01254 822 338
office@barrow.lancs.sch.uk 

Bishops Stortford College
10 Maze Green Road, Bishop’s Stortford, Herts CM23 2PJ.
01279 838 626 Pre prep
general.enquiry@bishopsstortfordcollege.org 
01279 838 583 Prep
01279 838 575 Senior

Bournemouth Collegiate School
40 St Osmunds Road, Lower Parkstone, Poole, BH14 9JY.
01202 714 110 Prep
senior-admin@bcschool.co.uk 
College Rd, Southbourne,
Bournemouth BH5 2DY.
01202 436 550

Caterham School
Harestone Valley Road, Caterham,
Surrey CR3 6YA.
01883 343 028
enquiries@caterhamschool.co.uk 

Christ the Sower Ecumenical
Primary School
Singleton Drive, Grange Farm,
Milton Keynes MK8 0PZ.
01908 867 356
school@ctsmk.org.uk 

Eltham College
Mottingham Lane, Mottingham,
London SE9 4RW.
020 8857 3457 Junior
headmaster@eltham-college.org.uk 
Grove Park Road, Mottingham,
London SE9 4QF.
020 8857 1455 Senior

Holt voluntary controlled
Primary School
The Gravel, Holt, Trowbridge,
Wilts BA14 6RA.
01225 782 315
admin@holt.wilts.sch.uk 

Mill Hill School
Grimsdell Mill Hill Preprep, Winterstoke House, Wills Grove, Mill Hill,
London NW7 1QR.
020 8959 6884
office@millhill.org.uk 
Belmont Mill Hill Prep, The Ridgeway,
Mill Hill Village, London NW7 4ED.
020 8906 7270
Mill Hill School (as above)
020 8959 1176
The Mount, Mill Hill international,
Milespit Hill, Mill Hill Village,
London NW7 2RX.
020 3826 3333

Queen’s Park Primary School
Rivington Road, St Helens WA10 4NQ.
01744 678 202
queenspark@sthelens.org.uk 

Silcoates School
Wrenthorpe, Wakefield,
West Yorks WF2 0PD.
01924 291 614
head@silcoates.org.uk 

Taunton School
Staplegrove Road, Taunton TA2 6AD.
01823 703 703 Senior
enquiries@tauntonschool.co.uk 
01823 703 307 Prep
01823 703 300 Nursery/preprep
01823 703 200 International

Walthamstow Hall
Junior: Bradbourne Park Road,
Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 3LD.
01732 453 815
whoffice@whall.school 
Senior: Holly Bush Lane, Sevenoaks,
Kent TN13 3UL.
01732 451 334

of which 86 Tavistock Place is the registered office:

United Reformed Church Trust 
(Registered Charity number 1133373)
URC Trust – Company Number: 135934
Secretary: Ms Sandi Hallam-Jones

United Reformed Church Ministers' Pension Trust Ltd 
URC Ministers’ Pension Trust: 2821011 
Secretary: Ms Sandi Hallam-Jones

United Reformed Church Retired Ministers Housing Society Ltd 
Registered society under Co-operative & Community Benefit Societies Act 2014, number 15986R 
Secretary: Chuka Agbasiere  
rmh@urc.org.uk 

 

The United Reformed Church Central Trust Companies, of which 86 Tavistock Place is the registered office:

United Reformed Church Trust

Legal Adviser
Towns Needham
Colwyn Chambers, 19 York Street,
Manchester M2 3BA.
0161 832 3721

Auditor
Moore Kingston Smith LLP
Devonshire House, 60 Goswell Road,
London EC1M 7AD.
020 7566 4000
fax: 020 7566 4010


United Reformed Church Ministers’ Pension Trust Ltd

Legal Adviser
Travers Smith LLP
10 Snow Hill, London EC1A 2AL.
020 7295 3000
fax: 020 7295 3500

Auditor
Moore Kingston Smith LLP
Devonshire House, 60 Goswell Road,
London EC1M 7AD.
020 7566 4000
fax: 020 7566 4010


United Reformed Church Retired Ministers' Housing Society Ltd

Legal Adviser
Veale Wasbrough Vizards
3 Brindley Place, Birmingham B1 2JB.
0121 227 3700
fax: 0121 227 3777

Auditor
Moore Kingston Smith LLP
Devonshire House, 60 Goswell Road,
London EC1M 7AD.
020 7566 4000
fax: 020 7566 4010

Council for World Mission (CWM)
The United Reformed Church is a member of the Council for World Mission (CWM), an international organisation through which The United Reformed Church shares in worldwide mission.

General Secretary:
The Revd Dr Collin Cowan
CWM Ltd, 114 Lavender Street
#12-01 CT Hub 2, Singapore.
+65 6887 3400; fax: +65 6235 7760
council@cwmission.org 
www.cwmission.org

Council for World Mission UK
Council for World Mission UK is made up of the European members of CWM where we accompany each other in mission and give expression to mission in our European contexts.

CWM Regional Secretary Europe:
The Revd Wayne Hawkins
Council for World Mission UK
32-34 Great Peter Street,
London SW1P 2DB.
020 7222 4214;
Direct line: 020 7222 7514;
07985 331 010
fax: 020 7222 3510
wayne.hawkins@cwmission.org

World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC)
through which it is linked with the member Churches of the Reformed and Congregational families.

General Secretary:
The Revd Dr Chris Ferguson
Knochenhauerstr. 42
30159 Hannover, Germany.
+49 511 8973 8310
fax: +49 511 8973 8311
general.secretariat@wcrc.eu  
www.wcrc.ch

The World Council of Churches (WCC)
through which it shares in fellowship and joint action with Churches throughout the world.

General Secretary:
The Revd Dr Olav Fykse Tveit
World Council of Churches,
150 Route de Ferney, PO Box 2100,
1211 Geneva 2, Switzerland.
+41 22 791 6111
media@wcc-coe.org 
www.oikoumene.org

Conference of European Churches (CEC)
through which it shares in fellowship and joint action in Europe. Until the general secretary’s position is filled, CEC’s work is directed by the CEC President, the Revd Christian Krieger.

Ms Véronique Engels, Assistant General Secretariat (Brussels)
+32 (0)2 234 68 34
cec@cec-kek.be

General Secretary: Vacant
Ecumenical Centre, rue Joseph II, 174,
BE-1000 Brussels, Belgium.
+32 2 230 17 32; fax: +32 2 231 14 13
cec@cec-kek.be 
www.ceceurope.org

Churches Commission for Migrants in Europe (CCME)
A European ecumenical organisation that serves the churches in their commitment to promote the vision of an inclusive community through advocating for an adequate policy for migrants, refugees and minority groups at European and national level. Currently has members in 20 European countries.

General Secretary:
Dr Torsten Moritz
Churches' Commission for Migrants in Europe (CCME), Ecumenical Centre 174,
Rue Joseph II, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium.
+32 2 234 68 00; fax: +32 2 231 14 13
info@ccme.be / torsten.moritz@ccme.be
www.ccme.be

Community of Protestant Churches in Europe
(Leuenberg Church Fellowship) through which the URC links with other Reformed and Methodist churches in Europe.

General Secretary:
The Council was constituted on 17.9.2018 and elected a three-member Presidium consisting of Gottfried Locher
(Executive President), Miriam Rose and John Bradbury
Severin-Schreiber-Gasse 3,
1180 Vienna, Austria.
+43 591517 00900
geke@leuenberg.eu  
www.leuenberg.eu

Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI)
through which it takes counsel and co-operates with other churches in Britain and Ireland.

General Secretary:
Mr Bob Fyffe
Interchurch House, 35 Lower Marsh,
London SE1 7RL.
020 3794 2288
info@ctbi.org.uk / bob.fyffe@ctbi.org.uk
www.ctbi.org.uk

Churches Together in England (CTE)
through which it takes counsel and cooperates with other churches in England.

General Secretary:
The Revd Dr Paul Goodliff
27 Tavistock Square,
London WC1H 9HH.
020 7529 8131
office@cte.org.uk 
www.cte.org.uk

The Free Churches Group (FCG)
through which it is linked to other Free Churches in England and Wales.

General Secretary:
The Revd Paul Rochester
27 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9HH.
020 3651 8335
paul.rochester@freechurches.org.uk  
www.freechurches.org.uk

Churches Together in Wales (CYTUN)
through which it takes counsel and cooperates with other churches in Wales.

Chief Executive:
The Revd Canon Aled Edwards OBE
Cytûn/ Churches Together in Wales
58 Richmond Road, Cardiff CF24 3AT.
029 2046 4375
aled@cytun.cymru 
www.cytun.org.uk

The Commission of Covenanted Churches in Wales 
through which the United Reformed Church is covenanted to seek visible unity with four other denominations in Wales.

Faith, Order and Witness Enabler
Mr Peredur Owen-Griffiths
C/o Cytûn/ Churches Together in Wales
58 Richmond Road, Cardiff CF24 3AT.
029 2046 4371
peredur@cytun.cymru 

The Inter Faith Network for the UK
through which it takes counsel and co-operates with other faiths in the UK.

Executive Director:
Dr Harriet Crabtree OBE
2 Grosvenor Gardens,
London SW1W 0DH.
020 7730 0410
fax: 020 7730 0414
ifnet@interfaith.org.uk 
www.interfaith.org.uk