Diocese of Chichester


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.

Diocesan representatives are elected to the Houses of Clergy and Laity and vote on the issues presented at Synod.

Current Membership

House of Bishops

The Rt Revd Dr Martin Warner

The following have been elected to represent the Diocese of Chichester on General Synod.

Proctors in Convocation

Canon Archie Coates
Canon Andrew Cornes
Revd Arwen Folkes
Ven Luke Irvine-Capel
Revd Martin Poole

House of Laity

Mr Martin Auton-Lloyd
Mrs Catherine Butcher
Dr Simon Eyre
Mrs Camilla Foottit
Mrs Mary Nagel
Mrs Tina Nay
Mr Bradley Smith
Mr Jacob Vince