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

14 March 2019, 10:30 - 15:30


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.

Cost £20.00 for ELS members: £25.00 for non-members

Lunch included.

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, Chairman of the Ecclesiastical Law Society
  • 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

Tickets are available on this site until the venue reaches capacity, or 48 hours before the event. After that time, please contact the society Administrator to request a late ticket or to enquire about a waiting list.


Ticket Type Price Spaces
Ticket (ELS non-member)
Ticket for those who are not members of the Ecclesiastical Law Society
Ticket (ELS member)
Ticket for those who are members of the Ecclesiastical Law Society


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