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Canons of the Church of England 7th Editions
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Publisher:
SCM Press
Publication Date:
7/30/2016
ISBN:
9780715111031
Pages:
0
Product Type:
Paper
The Canons of the Church of England 7th edition provides a comprehensive and essential guide to all the legal aspects of running a church.

This edition includes the First Supplement to the Seventh Edition, incorporating the changes which made it legal for women to become bishops in the Church of England; and the Second Supplement, introducing a new Canon to enable the Church of England to deal more effectively with safeguarding issues.

The Canons also address:

• The approved forms of services and service books
• Orders of ministry
• Doctrines of the Church of England
• Government of the Church of England
• Legal requirements relating to baptism, marriage and funerals
• The role and responsibilities of Churchwardens and PCCs
• Church property maintainence
• Record keeping
• Other uses of church buildings e.g. for entertainment
• The admission of children to communion
• Synods
• The Ecclesiastical courts
• Clergy housing
• The admission of licensing of lay workers

An essential reference companion and guide for all clergy, churchwardens, synod members and all involved in diocesan and national church governance.

 
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