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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.

Bishops' regulations for training (DOC-22.5KB)
Author: Church of England
Published: 18 Nov 2010

The regulations which govern the length and mode of training for ordination within the Church of England.