CofE Simplification Report – Key Recommendations

On 14 January, the Church of England published the report of the Simplification Task Group ahead of a discussion at the February meeting of the General Synod. The remit of the Simplification Group was:

“To consider concerns raised about the constraints caused to the mission and growth of the Church of England by existing canons, legislation, regulations and procedures and to bring forward options and proposals for simplification and deregulation, and to report back to Archbishops’ Council and the Board of Governors of the Church Commissioners by November 2014”

In a blog and video interview to accompany the publication of the report, the Bishop of Willesden, Pete Broadbent introduced the work of the group: Continue reading