Bishop's council




Members of Bishop’s Council are the trustees of the Diocesan Board of Finance which is a registered charity and are also its directors and members, as it is a company limited by guarantee. An Induction Pack which provides more detailed information regarding their role and responsibilities, is available for those seriously considering membership of Bishop’s Council.  Please email for details.


The responsibilities of the Bishop’s Council are:

  • to plan the business of the Diocesan Synod
  • to initiate proposals for the Diocesan Synod and to advise on matters of policy
  • to advise the President on any matter which he may refer to the committee
  • subject to the directions of the Diocesan Synod, to transact the business of the Diocesan Synod when it is not in session
  • to appoint members of committees or nominate members for election to committees subject to the directions of the Diocesan Synod
  • to serve as the members, directors and charitable trustees of the Diocesan Board of Finance
  • to be the Diocesan Mission and Pastoral Committee in accordance with all statutory requirements applicable thereto
  • to carry out such other functions as the Diocesan Synod may delegate to it.

Governing documents

Memorandum and Articles | PDF (to be updated)

Bishop's Council Membership 2021-2024 | PDF


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