The sacrament by which people of all ages are welcomed into the Church. As a sign of cleansing and rebirth, the person being 'baptized' is sprinkled with or immersed in water, in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
A group of parishes served by one incumbent (member of clergy)
Christian scriptures consisting of 66 books and divided into the Old Testament and the New Testament
A senior ordained person who has oversight of clergy and lay people in a diocese.
Principal church building of a diocese, staffed by a dean (or provost) and chapter, where the diocesan bishop has his cathedra (‘seat’ or ‘throne’).
A chaplain is a minister, priest or a lay representative attached to a secular institution such as a hospital, prison, military unit, school, business, police department, fire department, university, or private chapel.
Another word for baptism, especially of children.
The leading lay officer in a parish (at least two are appointed).
The general name for all ordained ministers.
A daily act of worship in schools, typically 'wholly or mainly of a broadly Christian character', providing the opportunity for prayer and reflection.