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Diocese

‘Diocese’ refers to the geographical territory in which a bishop exercises oversight. The Church in Wales is divided into six dioceses each with its own cathedral in which is housed the cathedra (the bishop’s ‘chair’ or ‘throne’).

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DIOCESAN ELECTIONS 2022-2024

GOVERNING BODY OF THE CHURCH IN WALES

Local Ministry Areas are asked to make nominations for elected positions on provincial and diocesan boards and committees. We hope that this will lead to wider representation across the diocese and encourage new people to become involved in the life of our church. All the information you need is below.

Please follow the instructions on the Nomination Forms carefully. Please return Nomination Forms and Candidate Acceptance Forms by email to: elections.stdavids@churchinwales.org.uk by noon on 22 October 2021.

If you are unable to return the forms by email you may return them by post by noon on 22 October to:

Joint Secretaries

Diocesan Office

Abergwili

Carmarthen

SA31 2JG

ONLY MEMBERS OF DIOCESAN CONFERENCE ARE ABLE TO NOMINATE OR SECOND A NOMINEE.

SOME ELECTIONS ARE RESTRICTED TO SPECIFIC ARCHDEACONRIES – PLEASE READ ALL PAPERWORK CAREFULLY.

THE OFFICE WILL CONTACT ALL NOMINATORS AND SECONDERS TO CONFIRM NOMINATIONS.

Ballot papers will be issued accordingly.

GOVERNING BODY OF THE CHURCH IN WALES

The Governing Body (GB) is the supreme legislature of the Church in Wales, broadly speaking the ‘parliament’ of the Church in Wales and comparative to the Church of England General Synod.

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