The Church Commissioners manage a well-diversified
investment portfolio, to produce money to support the Church of
England's work across the country (click here to see who the
Commissioners and their senior staff are).
The Commissioners were formed from the union in 1948 of two
earlier bodies - Queen Anne's Bounty and the Ecclesiastical
Commissioners - set up to support the work of the Church. Read more
about the Commissioners' history.
Their work is organised into three main areas:
There are 33 Church Commissioners. Click here to
read more about the Commissioners' membership,
governance and senior staff.
The Commissioners' annual report
and other downloadable resources contain
more details of their recent work.
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Your Church Wedding
Whether you're just dreaming of a church wedding, or well into the planning already, your church wants to help and support you.
Shrinking the footprint
The Church of England's environmental campaign aimed at resourcing the reduction of the church's carbon footprint.
A comprehensive resource for anyone involved in the running of a church, with a wide range of practical advice and tips.
Encouraging gifted and committed young men and women, from all backgrounds, to consider whether God is calling them into ordained ministry.
The Church and Community Fund
Encouraging churches to engage with their local communities by funding effective and innovative outreach.
Going for Growth
A spiritual challenge for every child and young person to have a life-enhancing encounter with the Christian faith.
For individuals considering a gift in their will, Church Legacy provides example will clauses, inspiring parish stories & information for solicitors.
WorshipWorkshop offers Church schools a way of creating engaging collective worship.
Crockford's Clerical Directory
Crockford's Clerical Directory, contains biographies of over 27,000 Anglican clergy, details of English, Welsh and Irish benefices and churches and more
Church House Publishing
The Archbishops' Council publishes a range of liturgy, reference and other resources under the CHP imprint.
We support you in your stewardship, providing online guidance & resources on; finance, gift aid, preaching, fundraising & administration.
High quality media, presentation and social media training for the CofE and related charities. Find out more about our current courses.
Lambeth Palace Library
The historic library of the Archbishops of Canterbury.
Offering national contracts and buying tips to help the Church buy and save together.
Resourcing Christian Community Action
Information on best practice in providing Christian care in local communities
A course for the Christian Journey - where people can explore the Christian faith together and see how it can be lived out each day.
Church Growth Research and Development
Church of England's work on church growth research and development that aims to help the Church allocate its resources effectively to facilitate its mission and growth