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Closure of Cedars (DOCX-494.34KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 22 Jul 2016



Unity Identity and mission (PDF-902.07KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 09 Jul 2016

Unity Identity Mission Ecumenism United Reformed Church


Communion and Disagreement Dialogue Papers (PDF-925.21KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 17 Jun 2016

Communion Diversity Dialogue Supporting Papers


Paradise in the City leaflet (PDF-1.82MB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 08 Apr 2016

Paradise in the City leaflet re festival in Lodz Poland 19 to 25 July before World Youth Day


C of Ecumenical Relations Report 2015 (PDF-496.73KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 27 Jan 2016

C of Ecumenical Relations Report 2015 Reports presented to Ecumenical Lead Bishops Meeting 4 November 2015


Ecumenical Lead Bishops Report (PDF-496.73KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 27 Jan 2016

Ecumenical Lead Bishops Report 2015 as per Bishops meetiing at Lambeth Palace 4 November 2015


Sharing the Faith Study Guide (PDF-713.53KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 03 Jul 2015



Sharing the faith at the boundaries of unity (PDF-1.33MB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 16 Jun 2015

Anglican Baptist Conversations report


Porvoo Perspectives Economics and Ethics (PDF-294.35KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 25 Mar 2015

Porvoo Communion of Churches Consultation Bad Boll Germany 27 - 30 November Perspectives on Economics and Ethics Behaviour under Scrutiny My Neighbour Near and Far A Contemporary Framework for Christ Centred Witness


Common Tenure on two sides of A4 (PDF-28.63KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 01 Mar 2015

A new form of tenure for clergy office holders called Common Tenure came into effect on 31 January 2011. Clergy and other office holders continue to be appointed as vicars, rectors, assistant curates, priests in charge and so on. Under these new arrangements, a post may only be limited to a fixed term in certain specified circumstances and the great majority of office holders may remain in a particular post until they resign or retire.


Senior Church Leadership (PDF-898.59KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 20 Jan 2015

Senior Church Leadership document publihded by FAOC January 2015


CCU Lambeth Ecumenical Relations Report 2014 (PDF-411.57KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 16 Jan 2015

CCU Lambeth Ecumenical Relations Report 2014 based on reports to the Ecumenical Bishops Meeting Autumn 2014


Porvoo Church Leaders Consult (PDF-183.2KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 21 Oct 2014

Porvoo Church Leaders Consultation September 2014 Communique


Healing the Past Building the Future (PDF-225.21KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 05 Jun 2014

Report published in 2011 C of E and URC Official Conversations


Reuilly Communique 19-21 May (PDF-261.91KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 05 Jun 2014

Communique from the Reuilly Contact Group meeting at Leicester 19-21 May 2014


Churches Refugee Network Position Statement Apr 2014 (DOC-31.5KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 23 Apr 2014

Immigration


Bishop to Prisons press release Nov 2013 (DOCX-17.69KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 22 Apr 2014



Meissen Communique (PDF-189.29KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 27 Feb 2014

Communique frm the Meissen Theological Conference held in Arnoldshain February 2014 under the theme Ecclesial Communion in the Service of Reconciliation


Annual Report 2013 (PDF-40.82KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 17 Feb 2014



2012 Ministry statistics (PDF-1.65MB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 17 Oct 2013





St John's College Nottingham 2013 (DOCX-236.78KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 03 Jun 2013

Inspection report for St John's College, Nottingham


Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill Lords 2nd Reading CofE Briefing (PDF-290.52KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 30 May 2013



Report of Proceedings (PDF-2.02MB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 19 Apr 2012



Questions With Answers Paper (PDF-269.31KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 29 Jul 2011

Questions Notice paper


Item 20 Results (PDF-186.35KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 27 Jul 2011

Item 20 Results


Item 12 Results (PDF-225.81KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 27 Jul 2011

Item 12 Results


2007 Report (PDF-180.16KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 21 Mar 2011



ELAS Commission Report Summary (PDF-26.75KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 01 Feb 2011



Second report of retirement housing group (PDF-234.27KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England, Ministry Division
Published: 18 Jan 2011

second report of retirement housing group GS Misc 919


July 2010 Report of Proceedings (PDF-1.64MB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 07 Jan 2011

Report of Synod Proceedings July 2010 Women Bishops


A Guide to the Report (PDF-110.17KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 20 Dec 2010



Full response to the Director of Public Prosecutions’ Policy for Prosecutors in Respect of Cases of Encouraging or Assisting Suicide (PDF-66.23KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 28 Oct 2010

Full response to the Director of Public Prosecutions’ Policy for Prosecutors in Respect of Cases of Encouraging or Assisting Suicide


March 2009 paper Assisted Dying Suicide and Voluntary Euthanasia (PDF-24.81KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 28 Oct 2010

March 2009 paper Assisted Dying/Suicide and Voluntary Euthanasia


Proposals and process (DOC-38KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 20 Oct 2010

In May 2010 the House of Bishops endorsed a policy whereby proposals for new training provision should be evaluated by the Ministry Division against a set of criteria. This document sets out the criteria and the proposals currently being considered.


Formation and assessment in curacy (DOC-75.5KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 19 Oct 2010

Formation and assessment in curacy - the report made to and given general approval by the House of Bishops in May 2010


Shaping the future (DOC-639.5KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 19 Oct 2010

Shaping the Future - further guidance on education for discipleship, Reader education and initial ministerial education for clergy, the report of 2006.


The learning outcomes (DOC-68.5KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 19 Oct 2010

The learning outcomes - the aims for IME as approved by the House of Bishops in May 2005


The Hind report (DOC-2.02MB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 19 Oct 2010

The Hind report - formation for Ministry within a learning Church, the text of the full report of 2003.


Financial information for reccommended candidates (DOC-210KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 19 Oct 2010

This short booklet outlines the procedures for applying for Ministry Division and diocesan training grants and gives information about various other financial aspects of ordination training.


block funding bands (DOC-164.5KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 19 Oct 2010

Provisional block grants for the forthcoming 2010/11 academic year.


Process and criteria for applications (DOC-30.5KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 19 Oct 2010

In May 2010 the House of Bishops endorsed a policy whereby proposals for new training provision should be evaluated by the Ministry Division against a set of criteria. This document sets out the criteria and the proposals currently being considered.


Report on the parochial fees commission - GS 385 (PDF-1.38MB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 18 Oct 2010

The report of a commission appointed by the Standing Committee of the General Synod.


Summary of results of consultation about parochial fees (DOC-21.5KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 18 Oct 2010

Summary of results of consultation about parochial fees 2005. This report focuses on the scope of the Council’s powers to fix fees, the destination of fees, the waiving of fees and extras.


Consultation document on parochial fees (DOC-53KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 18 Oct 2010

Consultation Document on Parochial Fees produced by the Archbishops' Council.


The 2008 Review of CMD (DOC-791KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 18 Oct 2010

This report tells us the story of how we are equipping and supporting the church’s licensed ministers. It draws attention to: the changing demographics and patterns of ministry, the clergy terms of service legislation and It also provides a picture of how these challenges relate to the provision of Continuing Ministerial Development nationally.


CMD and tax (PDF-50.05KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 18 Oct 2010

This note seeks to summarise the tax treatment of costs incurred in connection with CMD. Relates to: training events, days and courses; retreats; sabbaticals; educational conferences; study leave; specific requirements arising from Ministerial Review and training materials etc.


Criteria for a training parish (PDF-6.54KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 18 Oct 2010

As far as the Church of England is concerned there has been unease in recent years that the 'training parish' is such by virtue of its size and need for an extra pair of clergy hands. By contrast, almost any parish might be deemed suitable to be a 'training parish' at a particular time if it met the following criteria....


Criteria for training incumbents (PDF-8.22KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 18 Oct 2010

Training incumbent proforma and future expectations.


Training incumbents and supervision (PDF-12.47KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 18 Oct 2010

Parameters of the curriculum and post-ordination phase of IME. A successful supervising minister will be able to...


Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) Measure 2009 (PDF-146.35KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 14 Oct 2010

A measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England, laid before both Houses of Parliament pursuant to the Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act 1919


Wycliffe Hall - follow-up report (PDF-151.12KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 08 Oct 2010

On behalf of the sponsoring churches, inspection teams are asked to assess the fitness for purpose of the training institution for preparing candidates for ordained and licensed ministry and to make recommendations for the enhancement of the life and work of the institution.


SEITE report (PDF-440.02KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 08 Oct 2010

On behalf of the sponsoring churches, inspection teams are asked to assess the fitness for purpose of the training institution for preparing candidates for ordained and licensed ministry and to make recommendations for the enhancement of the life and work of the institution.


OPTET report (DOC-418.5KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 08 Oct 2010

On behalf of the sponsoring churches, inspection teams are asked to assess the fitness for purpose of the training institution for preparing candidates for ordained and licensed ministry and to make recommendations for the enhancement of the life and work of the institution.


St Michael Llandaff report (PDF-358.23KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 08 Oct 2010

On behalf of the sponsoring churches, inspection teams are asked to assess the fitness for purpose of the training institution for preparing candidates for ordained and licensed ministry and to make recommendations for the enhancement of the life and work of the institution.


St Michael Llandaff - follow-up report (DOC-69.5KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 08 Oct 2010

On behalf of the sponsoring churches, inspection teams are asked to assess the fitness for purpose of the training institution for preparing candidates for ordained and licensed ministry and to make recommendations for the enhancement of the life and work of the institution.


St Mellitus College report (PDF-333.87KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 08 Oct 2010

On behalf of the sponsoring churches, inspection teams are asked to assess the fitness for purpose of the training institution for preparing candidates for ordained and licensed ministry and to make recommendations for the enhancement of the life and work of the institution.


Oak Hill College report (PDF-279.46KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 08 Oct 2010

On behalf of the sponsoring churches, inspection teams are asked to assess the fitness for purpose of the training institution for preparing candidates for ordained and licensed ministry and to make recommendations for the enhancement of the life and work of the institution.


Ripon College Cuddesdon report (PDF-333.69KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 08 Oct 2010

On behalf of the sponsoring churches, inspection teams are asked to assess the fitness for purpose of the training institution for preparing candidates for ordained and licensed ministry and to make recommendations for the enhancement of the life and work of the institution.


Wycliffe Hall report (PDF-296.22KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 08 Oct 2010

On behalf of the sponsoring churches, inspection teams are asked to assess the fitness for purpose of the training institution for preparing candidates for ordained and licensed ministry and to make recommendations for the enhancement of the life and work of the institution.


St Mellitus College - follow-up report (DOC-85KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 08 Oct 2010

On behalf of the sponsoring churches, inspection teams are asked to assess the fitness for purpose of the training institution for preparing candidates for ordained and licensed ministry and to make recommendations for the enhancement of the life and work of the institution.


RCC - follow-up report (DOC-65.5KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 08 Oct 2010

On behalf of the sponsoring churches, inspection teams are asked to assess the fitness for purpose of the training institution for preparing candidates for ordained and licensed ministry and to make recommendations for the enhancement of the life and work of the institution.


Oak Hill College - follow-up report (DOC-90.5KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 08 Oct 2010

On behalf of the sponsoring churches, inspection teams are asked to assess the fitness for purpose of the training institution for preparing candidates for ordained and licensed ministry and to make recommendations for the enhancement of the life and work of the institution.


gs1773B (PDF-49.16KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 11 Jul 2010

SPECIAL AGENDA IV DIOCESAN SYNOD MOTION DEANERY SYNODS Diocese of Coventry Motion Secretary General's response


gs1794 (PDF-4.3MB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England, Archbishop of Canterbury, Archbishop of York
Published: 11 Jul 2010

The Archbishops’ Council Annual Report and Financial Statements for the year ended 31 December 2009


gs1786 (PDF-31.46KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England, Church Commissioners
Published: 27 Jun 2010

Church of England Funded Pension Scheme retirement provisions including retirement age


gs1781 (PDF-431.45KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 21 Jun 2010

Archbishop's Council Budget 2011


gs1783 (PDF-242.61KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 21 Jun 2010

Terms of service regualtions


gs1784 (PDF-193.63KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 21 Jun 2010

Terms of Service Directions


GS 1724Z Liturgical Business Further Report from Revision Committee (PDF-81.64KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 21 Jun 2010

Additional Weekday Lectionary and Amendments to Calendar, Lectionary and Collects Further Report of the Revision Committee


gs1780 (PDF-69.19KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 20 Jun 2010

Clergy pensions


gs1792 (PDF-96.21KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 20 Jun 2010

‘OUR FELLOWSHIP IN THE GOSPEL’: SUMMARY REPORT OF A JOINT STUDY GROUP BETWEEN THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND AND THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND


gs1793 (PDF-58.85KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 20 Jun 2010

Review of Constitutions


gs1796 (PDF-68.17KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 20 Jun 2010

The Legal Officers (Annual Fees) Order 2010 Annual fees


gs1797 (PDF-70.14KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 20 Jun 2010

The Ecclesiastical Judges, Legal Officers and Others (Fees) Order 2010 Legal fees


gs1798 (PDF-113.83KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 20 Jun 2010

Parochial fees


gs1798x (PDF-26.35KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 20 Jun 2010

Parochial fees explanation


gs1799a (PDF-31.26KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 20 Jun 2010

Special Agenda IV – Diocesan Synod Motions Clergy Job Sharing: Diocese of Bath & Wells


gs1799b (PDF-39.87KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 20 Jun 2010

Clergy job share


GS 1726 Ecclesiastical Offices Regulations (PDF-133.19KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 17 Feb 2010

The Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) Regulations 200- GS 1726


GS 1769 Going for Growth (cover sheet) (PDF-20.04KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 29 Jan 2010

GS 1769 GOING FOR GROWTH Transformation for children, young people and the Church


GS 1775 Grievance Procedure (PDF-47.89KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 24 Jan 2010

ECCLESIASTICAL OFFICES (TERMS OF SERVICE) REGULATIONS 2009 GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE DRAFT CODE OF PRACTICE MADE UNDER SECTION 8 ECCLESIASTICAL OFFICES (TERMS OF SERVICE) MEASURE 2009


GS 1715Z Steering Committee (DOC-72KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 24 Jan 2010

GS 1715Z GENERAL SYNOD DRAFT ECCLESIASTICAL FEES (AMENDMENT) MEASURE REPORT OF THE STEERING COMMITTEE OF MEMBERS IN CHARGE


gs1761 (PDF-423.73KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 24 Jan 2010

A Mixed Economy for Mission – the Journey so Far Mission-Shaped Church: Follow Up


GS 1639B Draft Amending Canon No. 29 (PDF-21.58KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 17 Jan 2010

licensing of ministers under seal


GS 1639C Petition for Royal Assent/Licence (PDF-22.27KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 17 Jan 2010

Petition to the Crown


GS 1639Z Steering Committee Report (PDF-38.19KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 17 Jan 2010

The bishop of the diocese may, if he considers it appropriate in all the circumstances, permit a beneficed priest to reside in a house of residence other than the parsonage house, whether or not that house is situated in the benefice held by that priest


GS 1760 General Synod Elections 2010 (PDF-82.78KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 17 Jan 2010

GENERAL SYNOD ELECTIONS 2010 Report by the Business Committee Summary


GS 1766 Fresh Expressions (PDF-97.5KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 17 Jan 2010

The Fresh Expressions Initiative


The Report : Going for Growth GS 1769 (PDF-1.21MB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 01 Jan 2010

Going for Growth: Report


GS 1740 Draft Pastoral & Mission Measure (PDF-15.02MB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 22 Oct 2009

Draft pastoral and mission measure GS 1740


ARCIC Report 'Life in Christ' - note by the Archbishop of Canterbury, 24th June 2009 (RTF-23.47KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England, Archbishop of Canterbury
Published: 27 Jul 2009

Life in Christ ARCIC Report


gs1745 (DOC-83KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 22 Jul 2009

THE URBAN CHURCH: THREE YEARS ON FROM FAITHFUL CITIES


gs1747b.pdf (PDF-137.57KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 23 Jun 2009

GS 1747B SPECIAL AGENDA IV DIOCESAN SYNOD MOTIONS CLERGY DISCIPLINE MEASURE A note from the Designated Officer


gs1730.pdf (PDF-386.09KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 20 Jun 2009

Archbishops’ Council 2010 Budget


gs1733a.pdf (PDF-22.7KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 20 Jun 2009

GS 1733A DIOCESAN MOTION FROM BRADFORD DIOCESE ‘Senior posts reduction in the Church of England’


gs1725.pdf (PDF-343.05KB)
Author: General Synod, Church of England
Published: 20 Jun 2009

Opening the Doors




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