Resources for Clergy

This section contains resources for clergy

Bishop's Surrogates for Marriage Licences

Bishop's surrogates are appointed by the Chancellor of the Diocese to assist couples who are to be married by common licence in the diocese.
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Blue Files Information

This form is designed to inform readers what information is held about clergy and our data sharing protocol to maintain confidentiality.
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Christian Copyright Licence

The Diocese of Guildford has established a partnership with Christian Copyright Licensing International (CCLI). A central payment process is now in place....
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Church Notice Boards

The way your notice board looks will probably be the most significant factor determining whether visitors decide to take a second look at the church and actually feel welcome enough to walk inside...
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Church of England Pensions Board

The Pensions Board is responsible for the administration of the pension and retirement housing schemes for the clergy, clergy widows, widowers and dependants and lay workers of the Church...
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Clergy Appointments Adviser

The Adviser has been appointed by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York to assist clergy to find suitable new appointments and also to assist patrons and others responsible for making appointments to find suitable candidates.
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Clergy Counselling Service

The Clergy Counselling Service is available to clergy members, through the Diocesan Counsellor, Sue Haycroft.
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Common Tenure Appendix A

This is a general checklist and it will be important to ensure specific local issues are picked up and included as appropriate.
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Common Tenure Guidance Notes

These notes are intended to be read in conjunction with the Role Description Template
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Common Tenure Guide 2016

The material in this document, whilst it may include some information on matters that are legally binding on clergy, lay ministers and other lay officers and volunteers, should be generally understood as guidance and for information unless it explicitly states otherwise. In particular, it should not be construed as forming part of any employment contract.
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