Respondent: The Reverend Christopher Ferris
A complaint under the Clergy Discipline Measure was lodged by the Archdeacon of Hertford dated 10 June 2017 in which it was alleged that the Respondent had been recorded on CCTV on 30 March 2017 drinking alcohol in the church vestry which was intended for use at Holy Communion.
The due process of the Clergy Discipline Measure was followed and as a result the Bishop of St Albans made the following determination on 16 August.
Penalty: A formal rebuke, and certain injunctions which the respondent must comply with.
Publication: In accordance with Clergy Discipline Commission guidance, this notice to be posted on the Diocesan website until the latter of (a) one year and (b) completion of time-limited conditions set out in the injunctions.