MPM 2011 Review Supporting Documents


On this page, you can find some of the documents mentioned in the report GS 2222 - Mission in Revision

Existing Legislation

Mission and Pastoral Measure 2011 as in effect 1st March 2019

The Current supporting advice is contained in the Code of Practice to the Measure and is set out on links from this page of the website.

    Recommendations for a Review of the Mission and Pastoral Measure 2011 - a contribution to the discussion

    As part of the Church of England Mission in Revision project, this project was undertaken between the University of Oxford, the Churches Conservation Trust and the Church Commissioners. It was intended to contribute to the current discussions about the Mission and Pastoral Measure 2011 within the Church of England, and to think more widely about the implications, particularly for historic church buildings.

    Church Buildings (Page 22-30, GS 2222)

    Background Research

    Research on the reasons for closure of church buildings between 2015 and 2019:

    Research the sustainability of closed churches appropriated to alternative uses:


    General Synod  

    We have prepared a short leaflet introducing the review of the Measure and setting out some background information available here (updated February 2022).

    Further material and papers will be added to this page as the review progresses.