A deanery synod is made up of two houses: clergy and laity. Its main functions are to discuss and reflect on matters of the Church of England as they affect the deanery, and generally ‘to promote in the deanery the whole mission of the church, pastoral, evangelistic and social It also acts as a forum for the airing of parish views on any common problems, the communication of diocesan synod decisions, the consideration of relevant business and the referral to diocesan synod of matters of concern. Deanery synod can have powers or functions delegated to it by diocesan synod. The house of clergy (the clergy chapter) comprises all the beneficed and licensed clergy in parish or sector ministry in the deanery
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