the governing body, under Parliament, of the Church of England, made up of the bishops and elected clerical and lay representatives
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How to use General Synod in a sentence
For such an historic change to the church, a two-thirds majority was required in all three Houses of the General Synod.Church of England Gets Female Bishops and a Conservative Backlash | Nico Hines | July 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
At the head of the whole organization is a General Synod, sitting at Paris.
Dr. Hiltz added that he was calling the attention of the General Synod to the caravan plan.Across the Prairie in a Motor Caravan | Frances Halton Eva Hasell
In our letter of 1856, to General Synod, we called particular attention to the subject.
I am not aware that any censorship of the press has been authorized by General Synod.
If we could have had a representative in General Synod, the previous publication of our paper might have been unnecessary.