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 benefice of The South Ormsby Group

    Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the benefice of The South Ormsby Group in the Diocese of Lincoln.

    This consultation expires Tuesday 31st August 2021.

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    Proposals affecting the benefice of The Walesby Group

    Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the benefice of The Walesby Group in the Diocese of Lincoln

    This consultation expires on Monday 16th December 2019.

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    Proposals affecting the benefices of Bacup and Stacksteads; Saint Anne Edgeside; Goodshaw and Crawshawbooth; Newchurch; Rawtenstall and Constable Lee; Saint Bartholomew, Whitworth and Saint John, Facit

    Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the benefices of Bacup and Stacksteads; Saint Anne Edgeside; Goodshaw and Crawshawbooth; Newchurch; Rawtenstall and Constable Lee etc, in the Diocese of St Albans.

    Consultation expires 24th December 2021.

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    Proposals affecting the Benefices of Boscastle and Tintagel Group of Churches; Kilkhampton with Morwenstow; Poughill; The North Kernow Benefice; and the Week Saint Mary Circle of Parishes

    Consultation on proposals for the future of the Benefices of Boscastle and Tintagel Group of Churches; Kilkhampton with Morwenstow; Poughill; The North Kernow Benefice; and the Week Saint Mary Circle of Parishes in the Dio of Truro.

    Expires Mon 18th Jan.

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    Proposals affecting the benefices of Bowbrook North; Bowbrook South; and Stoke Prior and Wychbold with Upton Warren

    Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the benefices of Bowbrook North; Bowbrook South; and Stoke Prior and Wychbold with Upton Warren in the Diocese of Worcester

    This consultation expires on Tuesday 17th December 2019

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    Proposals affecting the benefices of Brighton St Michael and All Angels and Brighton St Paul; and St Bartholomew, Brighton

    Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the benefices of Brighton St Michael and All Angels and Brighton St Paul; and St Bartholomew, Brighton in the Diocese of Chichester.

    This consultation expires on Monday 28th February 2022.

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    Proposals affecting the benefices of Campton, Clophill and Haynes; Maulden; Clifton and Southill; and Meppershall and Shefford

    Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the proposals affecting the benefices of Campton, Clophill and Haynes; Maulden; Clifton and Southill; and Meppershall and Shefford in the Diocese of St Albans.

    This consultation expires 2nd Aug 2021.

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    Proposals affecting the benefices of East Malling and Teston; Holy Trinity, Larkfield; and Barming

    Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the benefices of East Malling and Teston; Holy Trinity, Larkfield; and Barming in the Diocese of Rochester.

    This consultation expires Monday 9th November 2020.

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    Proposals affecting the benefices of Elstow; and Wilshamstead and Houghton Conquest

    Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the benefices of Elstow; and Wilshamstead and Houghton Conquest in the Diocese of Saint Albans

    This consultation expires on Monday 8th November 2021

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    Proposals affecting the benefices of Great Horton; Bradford St Wilfrid with St Columba

    Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the benefices of Great Horton; Bradford St Wilfrid with St Columba in the Diocese of Leeds

    This consultation expires on Monday 16th December 2019.