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Archdeacons’ Visitations 2022

We are pleased to say that the timetable for Annual Parish Meetings and APCMs is in place with 2022 meetings to be held between 1 January and 31 May. Full information on our APCM webpage. May we remind you please to return your Certificate of Election for churchwardens within 7 days of your annual meetings.

The Archdeacons thank you for all that you are doing to support the parishes and benefices, and to enable the worship of God in these times.


General information for all Archdeaconries:

Archdeacons’ Visitation News 2022
Archdeacons’ Charge 2022
Churchwarden’s Yearbook 2023
Please note delivery of the Churchwarden’s Yearbook 2023 edition will be from September 2022.  The Churchwarden’s Yearbook 2022 can now be purchased at a reduced price, details in the 2023 order form above.
Support in Your Ministry (SIM) leaflet
Archdeacons’ Discretionary Fund letter
The Church Log Book Template 
Electronic Church Property Register


Information for individual Archdeaconries:
please note the following forms and letters are appropriate for your own Archdeaconry and not “transferable”

St Albans Archdeaconry

Letter from Archdeacon Jane 
Certificate of Election St Albans 2022
Intention to attend Visitations 2022
Citation 2022 – St Albans

The dates and venues for this year’s St Albans Archdeaconry Visitations are as follows:

  • Tuesday, 14th June at St John the Evangelist, Boxmoor at 7.30 p.m.
  • Thursday, 30th June  at Christ Church, Radlett at 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, 7th July at All Saints, Harpenden at 7.30 p.m

Bedford Archdeaconry

Letter from Archdeacon Dave 2022
Bedford Archdeaconry Churchwarden’s Certificate of Election 2022

This year, 2022, in Bedford Archdeaconry, Churchwardens will be admitted by the Archdeacon at a Visitation Service and there is no provision for admission by clergy as there was at the height of the pandemic. There will be a choice of three dates for which we ask you to register using the Eventbrite links below, and which we ask churchwardens to make every attempt to attend:

Please contact the Archdeacon of Bedford’s office if you have any queries or concerns: 01727 818167. Thank you!


Hertford Archdeaconry

CW letter from Archdeacon Janet – February 2022
Churchwardens’ Oath
Certificate of Election 2022 Hertford
Certificate of Declaration and Admission 2022 Hertford
Bishop’s Instrument 2022

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