Members of the House of Laity: 2020-23

These are the members of Deanery Synod for the House of Laity in Milton Keynes from 2020. The 2017-20 Synod attendance can be found here. Parish Places Attendance Bletchley 5 (out of 1) Rebecca Jane Slingsby   0 Alison Hammett   1 Vacancy   0 Vacancy (St Joseph’s)   0 Sue Gibbs (Whaddon Way)   […]

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Milton Keynes Deanery Synod 2020-22

Deanery Synod works on a three year cycle (a triennium). New members are elected from parishes every three years and remain in post until the next election. This is a rough guide to the roles, committees and groups in the Deanery. Deanery Synod Deanery Synod is the “parliament” of the Deanery. It sets policy and […]

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Deanery Organising

The aim of this project is to investigate the use of community organising in an Anglican Deanery. There will be three key areas of investigation which are closely related: 1. The role of the Area Dean as an ‘organiser’ 2. The use of an ‘organising cycle’ by a Deanery Synod 3. The partnership between a […]

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DMPC Elections

The Deanery Mission and Pastoral Committee (DMPC) is a significant group in the city. It manages processes to do with appointments, planning and strategy. At the first meeting of the current Synod, elections were held to determine the lay and ordained members. The membership of the DMPC can be found here The rules for DMPC […]

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Members of the DMPC: 2017-2020

The members of the Synod Deanery and Mission Partnership Committee (DMPC) in Milton Keynes between 2017 and 2020 were: Membership Attendance Ex-officio Tim Norwood Area Dean 6 David Thom Lay Chair 4 Steve Snook Secretary 6 Janet Nelsey Treasurer 6 Sharon Grenham-Thompson Chapter Clerk 5 In Attendance Linda Kirk Area Dean’s PA 7 House of […]

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Oxford Diocesan Synod

Oxford Diocesan Synod A summary of the meeting held on Saturday 17th June 2017 The Diocesan Synod met at St Andrew’s Church, High Wycombe. 1. The meeting started with opening worship led by members of the Claydon Deanery and was based around the main theme of the day ‘Towards a Common Vision’ with emphasis on […]

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Candidates for Election

The following people are standing for election in 2017 Nominations for Lay Chair David Thom Parish: Watling Valley Proposed by Steve Snook from Bletchley Seconded by Alison Drury from Watling Valley Baptised into the Church of Scotland, and confirmed by the Bishop of Rochester in 1961, I have been a Christian all my life and […]

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