Church of England Parochial Fees – Changes for 2020 to 2024

On the afternoon of Thursday 21 February, the General Synod of the Church of England approved a new scheme for parochial fees which will be applicable for the years 2020 to 2024 inclusive. The voting was: For – 165; Against – 80; Abstention – 22. The actual 2020 fees will not be known until the August CPI inflation figures are published by the Office of National Statistics and processed by the church (see latest information). However, the revised scheme introduced a number of important changes which are summarized below.  Continue reading