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Churchwardens

Churchwardens' Training Days

For all Churchwardens:

Saturday 27th October from 9am - 2pm at Jubilee High School, School Lane, Addlestone KT15 1TE

 Training Day for New Churchwardens

Saturday 9th June from 9am - 2pm at St Paul's Church, Oriental Road, Woking GU22 7BD


Archdeacons' Visitation of Churchwardens and Admission to Office
  • Tuesday 15th May at 8pm at St Michael's Church, London Road, Camberley GU15 3JP
  • Wednesday 16th May at 8pm at St Andrew's Church, Goldsworth Park, Woking GU21 3LG
  • Monday 21st May at 8pm at St Martin's Church, Church Street, Dorking RH4 1UX
  • Thursday 24th May at 8pm at Holy Trinity Church, High Street, Bramley, Guildford GU5 0HD

Mrs Frances-Anne Cross, PA to the Archdeacons, to arrange a suitable time to be admitted to office.

FrancesAnneCrossWeb Frances-Anne Cross

Personal Assistant to the Archdeacons

frances.cross@cofeguildford.org.uk

01483 790352

Ruth Burns Ruth Burns

Personal Assistant to the Archdeacon of Surrey

ruth.burns@cofeguildford.org.uk

01483 790366


​Clergy on Call

Diocesan Clerical Registrar
Revd Dr Jack Mulder
Tel: 01403 581066
Email: jlerm2@hotmail.com

Information on Clergy on Call in the Diocese of Guildford:

Diocesan Register of Clergy on Call (PDF)


Peer support forum

A peer support group is available for churchwardens where members can ask any question, big or small, and share experiences with others in the role across the diocese.

To join the group please fill out this form

Guidelines:

Avoid criticism by name, and keep discussions constructive.

Let people know who you are and which parish you're from.

If communicating with individuals in a discussion which moves to being not of relevance to the whole group (e.g. meetings / private visits) please switch to normal email or arrange a phone call.

Please don't share email content outside of the group without permission.

Take care not to disclose passwords, credit card details or commercially sensitive information.

Use the forum with patience and good humour!

Archdeacons' Visitation News 2018

Archdeacons' Visitation News Spring 2018
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Articles of Enquiry 2018 (Long version)

(long version for those parishes receiving a Visitation this year from the relevant Archdeacon)
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Articles of Enquiry 2018 (Short version)

(short version for those parishes not receiving a Visitation this year)
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Churchwardens Certificate - Dorking Archdeaconry

Certificate approval form for the appointment of churchwarden.
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Churchwardens Certificate - Surrey Archdeaconry

Certificate approval form for the appointment of churchwarden.
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Churchwardens Declaration Form - Dorking Archdeaconry

Form to be signed by the churchwarden as declaration of duties.
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Churchwardens Declaration Form - Surrey Archdeaconry

Form to be signed by the churchwarden as declaration of duties.
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Clergy Vacancy Pack 2018

An essential guide to clergy appointments.
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Diocesan Advisory Committee (DAC)

The Diocesan Advisory Committee helps parishes to manage any kind of change to their church buildings, such as repairs, reordering or extensions; and to advise the Chancellor of such work. This is a legal requirement as our churches are subject to Faculty Jurisdiction as many of them are listed.
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Guidelines on Leasing / Selling / Purchasing Church Property

The Parochial Church Council (PCC) may decide that it wishes to sell, lease, exchange or mortgage a church property which it has been using within the parish or to purchase a property for parish use.
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Useful Books

Church Representation Rules (or available online)
Church House Publishing 2011
ISBN 9780715110416
£7.99

Handbook for Churchwardens and Parochial Church Councillors
Timothy Briden
Continuum 2010
ISBN 9781441154743
£10.99

Practical Church Management: A Guide For Every Parish
James Behrens
ISBN 9780852446027
Gracewing 2005
£20.00

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