Bishop's council


 

 

 

Members of Bishop’s Council are the trustees of the Diocesan Board of Finance which is a registered charity and are also its directors and members, as it is a company limited by guarantee. An Induction Pack which provides more detailed information regarding their role and responsibilities, is available for those seriously considering membership of Bishop’s Council.  Please email dbf@cofesuffolk.org for details.

 

The responsibilities of the Bishop’s Council are:

  • to plan the business of the Diocesan Synod
  • to initiate proposals for the Diocesan Synod and to advise on matters of policy
  • to advise the President on any matter which he may refer to the committee
  • subject to the directions of the Diocesan Synod, to transact the business of the Diocesan Synod when it is not in session
  • to appoint members of committees or nominate members for election to committees subject to the directions of the Diocesan Synod
  • to serve as the members, directors and charitable trustees of the Diocesan Board of Finance
  • to be the Diocesan Mission and Pastoral Committee in accordance with all statutory requirements applicable thereto
  • to carry out such other functions as the Diocesan Synod may delegate to it.
     

Governing documents

Memorandum and Articles | PDF (to be updated)