Admission of Churchwardens

The Office of Churchwarden is an annual office and it is a legal requirement for all churchwardens to be sworn in every year by the Diocesan Registrar or Archdeacon.

A message from the Venerable Dr Alex Hughes and the Venerable Richard Harlow

Admission of Churchwardens 2023

Dear Churchwardens,

Below please find the dates and venues for the Admission of Churchwardens.  You are strongly encouraged to attend any one of the six services.  Five of the services will be held in the evening with one service being held on a Saturday morning.  There may be the possibility of some online services, but these have not yet been scheduled. 

You will need to register online (as you have done in the previous three years) selecting your preferred service that you will be attending. 

Book your place

This registration process will help the Archdeacons office prepare the ‘signing-in’ registration sheets as well as giving us an idea on expected numbers at each service *(where refreshments are being provided this will be extremely helpful to those churches). 

We realise that many of you may not be having your APCM for a while yet but we wanted to give you advance notice of the dates and venues for the services.

  • Monday 05th June at 7:30pm : Yaxley, St Peter
  • Wednesday 07th June at 7pm : Wisbech, St Peter and St Paul
  • Monday 12th June at 7.30pm : St Ives, All Saints
  • Saturday 17th June at 10am : Ely, St Marys
  • Monday 19th June at 7.30pm : Waterbeach, St Johns
  • Wednesday 21st June at 7.30pm : Cambourne, Cambourne Church

Important Notice: The Office of Churchwarden is an annual office, and it is a legal requirement for ALL churchwardens to be admitted every year by the Diocesan Registrar or Archdeacon.  If you are standing down as Churchwarden, please forward this information to your successor.  If you are aware that your fellow Churchwarden does not have access to emails, please forward this information on to them.

Essential forms

Declaration form 2023 – Your declaration will need to be completed and either returned to us via email or brought to the service you choose to attend.  Additional forms will be available at each service.


SAVE THE DATE: Churchwardens Training Day, Saturday 16th September, 9.45am to 3.30pm, St Mary's Church, Ely

Page last updated: Wednesday 10th May 2023 10:17 AM
First published on: 1st July 2019
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