Papers for the 2018 AGM

Papers for the Ecclesiastical Law Society’s 2018 AGM can now be downloaded.

Mission and Ministry in Covenant

The Church of England General Synod has welcomed the joint report, Mission and Ministry in Covenant, on proposals for intercommunion and the interchange of presbyteral ministries with the Methodist Church

Conferences & lectures

The ELS organizes a programme of lectures, conferences, and canon law education events.

Ecclesiastical Law Journal

Published three times a year by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the Ecclesiastical Law Society, the Journal publishes articles on all aspects of ecclesiastical law.


Members receive the Ecclesiastical Law Journal and are eligible to attend the Society’s conferences and other events.

“Being a member of the ELS has helped me as a chancellor, as a lawyer, and as a Christian.”

Judge Stephen Eyre, QC

Chancellor of the Diocese of Coventry

2018 Day Conference: Gospel and Law in Theological Education

The Ecclesiastical Law Society is holding its Day Conference at the St Bride Foundation, Fleet Street on 17th March 2018. The Conference will focus on promoting education in ecclesiastical law.

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