Foremost in Representing the Laity: Training of churchwardens in today's Church

Thursday 14 March 2019
10.30am to 3.30pm
Venue: Manchester Diocesan Office, Church House, 90 Deansgate, Manchester M3 2GH
A Day Conference for all those responsible for encouraging, enabling and supporting the vocation and ministry of Churchwardens in today’s church.

Led by:

Simon Baker, Archdeacon of Lichfield

Stuart Beake, former Archdeacon of Surrey

Norman Boakes, Archdeacons’ National Executive Officer

Stephen Borton, Ecclesiastical Manager, Lee Bolton Monier-Williams

Mark Hill QC, Chancellor and Professor

Andrea Russell, Tutor at the Queen’s Foundation, Birmingham


A Range of topics around Churchwardens and the Law will be considered during day, including: 

An ordered church and the ministry of Churchwardens

The legal responsibilities of Churchwardens

Resources for training Churchwardens in their responsibilities

The evolving role of Churchwardens

Implications of up-coming changes to law and regulation


Cost and booking:

Cost £20.00 for ELS members: £25.00 for non-members  Please book in advance.