Frequently Asked Questions
All published views on particular topics can be viewed on the Views section. It isn't possible for the Church of England to have a view on every topic but your diocesan bishop may have given their own view publicly which can be found by contacting the diocesan office.
A member of clergy in your local area will be able to sit down with you and answer any questions you have. Use achurchnearyou.com to find contact details for your nearest church.
Church House, the central office, is unable to help with complaints against churches or members of clergy. Please contact your diocesan office to find out the specific complaints procedures for your area or read further about the clergy discipline procedures.
Speak to your diocesan registrar, the lawyer responsible for ecclesiastical law in your diocese, who will be able to advise further
Contact the church where you were baptised/married in the first instance. If you don't know which church that is or if they are unable to help, all records are transferred to the diocesan records office (normally housed at a country records office)
The fees are published on an annual basis. Further queries about the fees can be answered by your local vicar.
Our directory of clergy, Crockford's, can be purchased from Church House Publishing, accessed online for a small subscription fee or through your local library
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