Consultation on parish reorganisation and closed church proposals

Below are links to all the cases that are currently open for representations (formal comments) to the Church Commissioners. You can send comments to the Commissioners either for or against what is being proposed. Comments need to be received by the date shown for that particular case. You can search for a particular case in the box below by place name or diocese.

All correspondence received by the Commissioners will be treated as public correspondence.

If no objections are received during the consultation period, the proposal will proceed in due course. 

If any objections are received, the case will be considered by our Mission, Pastoral and Church Property Committee. A list of those cases is available on our Representations Cases page.

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    Proposals affecting the benefices of the Bridge Parishes; Red Post; and Wimborne Minster and Wimborne Villages

    Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the proposals affecting the benefices of the Bridge Parishes; Red Post; and Wimborne Minster and Wimborne Villages in the Diocese of Salisbury.

    This consultation expires Monday 12th July 2021.

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    Proposals affecting the benefices of Totton; Copythorne; Christ Church, Colbury; Dibden; Hythe; and Marchwood

    Consultation on proposals for the future of the benefices of Totton; Copythorne; Christ Church, Colbury; Dibden; Hythe; and Marchwood in the Diocese of Winchester.

    Consultation expires Monday 22nd Feb 2021. 

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    Proposals affecting the church of Saint Peter, Upper Gornal

    Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the proposals affecting the church of Saint Peter, Upper Gornal in the Diocese of Worcester.

    This consultation expires Monday 28th June 2021.

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    Proposals affecting the benefices of Penshurst and Fordcombe; and Chiddingstone with Chiddingstone Causeway

    Consultation on proposals for the future of the benefices of Penshurst and Fordcombe; and Chiddingstone with Chiddingstone Causeway in the Diocese of Rochester.

    Consultation expires Monday 8th March 2021. 

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    Proposals affecting the church of Saint Mary, Aston Somerville

    Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the proposals affecting the church of Saint Mary, Aston Somerville in the Diocese of Gloucester.

    This consultation expires Monday 28th June 2021.

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    Proposals affecting the benefices of Burrington, Chawleigh, Cheldon, Chulmleigh, Meshaw, Romansleigh, Thelbridge, Wembworthy with Eggesford, Witheridge with Creacombe, East Worlington and West Worlington

    Consultation on proposals for the future of the benefices of Burrington, Chawleigh, Cheldon, Chulmleigh, Meshaw, Romansleigh, Thelbridge, Wembworthy with Eggesford, etc. in the Diocese of Exeter.

    Consultation expires Monday 29th March 2021.

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    Proposals affecting the benefice of Beccles Saint Michael and Saint Luke and the benefice of Worlingham with Barnby and North Cove

    Proposals affecting the benefice of Beccles Saint Michael and Saint Luke and the benefice of Worlingham with Barnby and North Cove in the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich.

    Consultation expires on Monday 21st June 2021.

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    Proposals affecting the benefices of Peckleton; Groby and Ratby; and Newbold de Verdun, Barlestone and Kirkby Mallory

    Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the benefices of Peckleton; Groby and Ratby; and Newbold de Verdun, Barlestone and Kirkby Mallory in the Diocese of Leicester. 

    This consultation expires Monday 19th April 2021.

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    Proposals affecting the benefice of The Rivers Team Ministry

    Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the benefice of The Rivers Benefice in the diocese of Sheffield.

     

    This consultation expires on Monday 7th January 2019

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    Proposals affecting the benefice of Cranborne with Boveridge, Edmondsham, Wimborne Saint Giles and Woodlands; and Chase

    Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the benefice of Cranborne with Boveridge, Edmondsham, Wimborne Saint Giles and Woodlands; and Chase in the Diocese of Salisbury.

    This consultation expires Monday 12th July 2021.