Church Representation Rules
A book of rules and guidelines for those involved in parochial, diocesan and national Church governance. Read them here.
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.
The name for a family of volumes which, together with the Book of Common Prayer, make up the official liturgical resource of the Church of England.
a) the sacramental sharing of bread and wine by the faithful, following the example given in the Last Supper of Christ with his disciples; b) a service in which Holy Communion is received.
Communion in one kind
Taking communion through only receiving the bread and not the wine.
A service in which a person who has been baptized affirms their faith and receives prayer as the bishop lays hands on them.
A group of Christians who gather for prayer and worship
An ordained person who preaches and assists with the sacraments and pastoral care.