Synod Policy Committee
The Synod Policy Committee (SPC) meets 3 times a year to review the work of the Synod, to set policy and oversee its implementation and to act as Trustees for the Synod. It includes representatives from every circuit and records of its meetings and policies agreed can be found here.
SPC Secretary – Mr Graham Illingworth 029 2051 3878 Email
Synod Schemes & Grants Committee
The Synod Schemes & Grants Committee (SS&GC) deals with applications for grants for ministry and property schemes from the Synod Advance Fund. Applications are received throughout the year and while the Committee only meets physically twice a year, members are regularly in touch to process applications electronically.
SS&GC Secretary – Mr Jack Healey 01291 421139 Email
The Candidates Committee meets once a year (usually at the end of January) with those who are offering for ordained ministry in the Church. For details of the timetable and processes involved, it is best to contact the Candidates Committee Secretary.
Candidates Secretary – Rev Gareth Edwards 01495 225296 Email
The Manses Committee meets once a year (usually in May) to ensure that there are regular inspections of manses across the Synod and to advise where further work is needed to ensure their proper upkeep.
Manses Secretary – Mrs Mary Williams 01639 711758 Email
The Probationers Committee meets once a year (usually at the beginning of March) to oversee those beginning their ministry in the Synod and also to ensure that there is a programme of support offered throughout the year.
Probationers Secretary – Rev Carole Challis Email
Safeguarding Advisory Group
The Safeguarding Advisory Group (SAG) meets twice a year to oversee implementation of Safeguarding policies across the Synod.
SAG Chair – TBC
Youth Work Action Group
The Youth Work Action Group (YWAG) meets twice a year to plan youth work across the Synod, encourage attendance at Connexional events and to organize the Youth Forum which meets at the same time as Synod. Further details of events planned can be found elsewhere on the Youth page.
YWAG convenor – Rev Richard Sharples 01978 290006 Email
|Children’s Work||Rev. Flis Jepson-Randall||01297 236004|
|Ecumenical Officer||Rev. Phillip Poynor||01443 237168|
|Interfaith||Rev. Pam Cram||01792 845942|
|Local Preachers Secretary||Mr. Peter Swindale||01792 812346|
|Rural Life Officer|
|Sabbaticals||Glenda Kelly||01978 753117|
|Safeguarding Officers||Miss Jane Ellis (North)||07909 734668|
|Mrs Sandra Oborski (South)||07909 734668|
(Culturally Diverse congregations)
|Rev. Irfan John||029 20407308|
Discipleship and Ministries Learning Network (Wales):
|National Co-ordinator||Amy Adams||07799 900492|
|Learning & Development Officer||Delyth Wyn Davies||07799 902576|
|Gareth Bennett||07799 900485|