Birth of a child
Congratulations, if you have recently given birth to baby.
Please let your area bishop or archdeacon know, and they will liaise with the Charity
Death of a minister
The Charity is informed by Chelmsford Diocese on the death of a minister.
However, we have no way of finding out about a death of someone who retired to another diocese, so please get in touch if you know of such an event.
If you wish to apply for a retirement grant, please contact your area bishop, archdeacon or the Charity Secretary who can be contacted here.
Family grant ’the Summer Round’
If you wish to apply for one or more family grants in our ‘Summer Round’, please download the application form below.
Although this form can be filled in electronically, it does need to be printed out, signed, dated, and posted to the Assistant Secretary. Unsigned forms are not considered, and an electronic signature is NOT an acceptable substitute.
We write to the area deans when the new form has been uploaded. The Summer Round is administered by the Assistant Secretary who can be contacted here for more information.
Download the application form
Archdeacon’s holiday grant
If you need help with paying for a holiday, please contact your Archdeacon.
If you are a clergy or lay ministry widow or widower in need of help, please contact your area Bishop, Archdeacon or the Charity secretary who can be contacted here
If you, or anyone you know needs emergency or compassionate assistance please contact your area Bishop, Archdeacon or the Charity Secretary who can be contacted here