Synod Policies


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If there’s any policy missing here. Or there’s a policy you think the synod should look at adopting. Even if you just have an idea, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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Deployment Policy

Releasing people for ministry

Lay Preaching

Accreditation and recognition

Lay Presidency

Lay Presidency at the Sacraments

Environmental Policy

Caring for God’s Creation

Elders in Local Leadership

Releasing people for ministry

Children and Youth Leaders’

Recognising the calling

Safeguarding Policy

Creating & maintaining safe spaces

Model Safeguarding Policy

For adaptation & use by local churches

2022 Model Terms of Settlement

For adaptation & use by local churches

Redundant Manses & Manse Funds

Guidelines for churches

Find and download helpful synod documents here

Looking after church buildings

Some hints and tips

Listed Buildings

Model Public Notice

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