Dioceses of the Church of England
Bishop Designate Andrew
Archbishop John Sentamu
Parish of Wiverton in the Vale is in the , which is one of the 12 dioceses in the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham (the other Province in the Church of England being the Province of York Province of Canterbury, which comprises 30 dioceses).
Each diocese in the Church of England is headed by a bishop and each province is headed by an archbishop.
The diocesan bishop is the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham, the
Right Reverend Paul Williams and the suffragan bishop is the Bishop of Sherwood designate, the Reverend Dr Andrew Emerton.
The archbishop of York is the
Most Reverend John Sentamu.
Diocesan Synod considers matters sent to it from General Synod, deanery synods, PCCs and from individual Diocesan Synod members. It formulates diocesan policy on a wide range of issues, advises the bishop as appropriate, and votes on the funding of stipends, central administration costs, and contributions to the National Church, to be raised from the deaneries. Its role is primarily advisory and consultative. In some ways it is comparable with the House of Commons, as elected representatives engage in public debate.
Documents published by the Diocese can be listed and viewed by
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