2021 General Synod elections


The General Synod considers and approves legislation affecting the whole of the Church of England, formulates new forms of worship, debates matters of national and international importance, and approves the annual budget for the work of the Church at national level.

The Diocese of Coventry has six elected members - three clergy and three lay members.

The Diocese of Coventry elected six members this year - three clergy and three lay members, who will serve from 2021 to 2026.

The elected members are:

The Revd Stella Bailey
The Revd Jonathan Jee
The Revd Kate Massey

Dr Rachel Atkinson
Ms Gill Frigerio 
Mr Sam Margrave 

Watch their election videos and read their statements here:

The Revd Stella Bailey

Read Stella's statement.

The Revd Jonathan Jee

Read Jonathan's statement. 

The Revd Kate Massey

Read Kate's statement.

Dr Rachel Atkinson

Read Rachel's statement.

Ms Gill Frigerio 

Read Gill's statement.

Mr Sam Margrave 

Read Sam's statement here.

During the election, the both the clergy and lay candidates were asked some additional questions. Please find them and the answers below.

Clergy questions

Lay questions

 

Forms

General Synod 2021 Form of Return - Clergy

General Synod 2021 Form of Return - Laity

Election of Members of the House of Laity results

Election of Proctors in Convocation results