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Information for Clergy

Clergy Retirement

Information for clergy concerning retirement

Trust Funds which help clergy and their families, & further support details

Supporting clergy health & wellbeing

Downloadable resources

Resources for World War I commemoration

World War I commemoration - briefing notes for churches

Paper on Clergy Security

Clergy Discipline Measure

Penalties under the Clergy Discipline Measure:

In accordance with guidance issued by the Clergy Discipline Commission under section 3(3)(b) of the Clergy Discipline Measure and the associated provisions of the Code of Practice, a Register of Penalties imposed by the Diocesan Bishop in cases where there has been no Tribunal is kept by the Diocesan Registrar. This can be accessed upon application to the Diocesan Registry:

Records of Clergy Discipline Tribunal decisions can be accessed on the Church of England website.

Guidelines for the Professional Conduct of Clergy

Guidelines for extended communion

Diocesan Policy on Sabbatical Leave

Diocesan Policy on CME

Diocesan Policy on the engagement of Mission Agencies in new work in the diocese

Copyright information for Europe

Policy on Congregational Worship Leaders

Congregation Worship Leaders and Readers' Grid

Guidelines for the nurturing of new congregations

Church of England paper on 'Dignity at Work'

IME Phase 2 Handbook


Permission for blessing of civil marriage form

CME Grant request form

Confirmation return

Form for the Authorisation of Congregational Worship Leaders

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