General Synod 2019 in the Millennium Forum, Derry/Londonderry has drawn to a close. The final business of synod was completed with a number of announcements.
The winner of the captions competition was announced by Bishop Pat Storey. It was won by Christiaan Snell (Ardagh). As chair of the Central Communications Committee she also congratulated the editor and his team on the transition of the Church of Ireland Gazette.
Attendance figures were announced by the Archdeacon of Belfast. Attendance on Day One: 189 clergy, 281 lay; Day Two: 188 clergy, 283 lay; Day Three: 138 clergy ,195 lay.