Guidance, Forms and Fees

Guidance, forms, templates and notes relating to ministry, buildings, safeguarding, finance and parish life are all listed here. All files are in PDF format, unless otherwise stated. 

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Annual Parochial Church Meetings

Area Deans

Church Buildings & Churchyards

Care of Churches seminar resources – 2018

Re-ordering projects

Health and Safety recommendations for the hire of buildings

Church officers


PCC Secretaries


Terms of service

Role description


Data Protection


Electoral Roll


Template letters can be obtained from our Head of People Services Michael Keeler-Walker (01227 459401).

Great care has been taken in creating these documents. However, please remember that they are not intended to be a substitute for specific legal advice. The Canterbury Diocesan Board of Finance 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.


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Gift Aid


The marriage of foreign nationals

Changes to the statutory procedure for publishing banns of marriage

Occasional Duties

Parochial Church Councils

Parochial Fees

Table of Parochial Fees

If you have any queries about fees, please contact our Assistant Diocesan Accountant Clare Larter (01227 459401).

Pastoral Reorganisation

Pension automatic enrolment




Policy statements



Job descriptions

Safeguarding Information

Disclosure and Barring Service Information

Statistics for Mission

  • Fill in your Parish Returns online, or download a prinatble return online here

For any assitance with the Parish Returns service, please contact Data Protection Officer Anna Drew (01227 459401).