Guidance, forms and fees

Guidance, forms, templates and notes relating to ministry, buildings, safeguarding, parish officers etc… are available below (listed alphabetically by topic). Please scroll down to find what you are looking for.

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Annual Parochial Church Meetings

Area Deans

Church Buildings and Churchyards

Church officers



Data protection


Electoral Roll


Template letters can be obtained from the Diocesan HR Manager.

Great care has been taken in creating these documents. However, they are not intended to be a substitute for specific legal advice. The CDBF cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions. Some of the documents are taken from the Diocese of London and this is acknowledged with thanks.

Finance (scroll down further for ‘Parochial Fees’)

Gift Aid


Occasional Duties

Parochial Church Councils

Parochial Fees

For any fees queries please contact Clare Larter

Pastoral Reorganisation

Pension automatic enrolment



Statistics for Mission

  • Online Contact: Martin Knight,, for your login details

Terms of service

Women Bishops