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Archbishop’s dispensation required for Church in Wales’ youngest ever ordinand

The Bishop of St Asaph will ordain a 22-year-old tomorrow – a year younger than that normally allowed in the Church of Wales’ rules.

29 June 2018

Ordinands boost helps C of E address falling clergy numbers

The number of people entering training to become clergy in the Church of England is at the highest level for a decade, it was announced today.

27 September 2017

Church of England needs 50 per cent increase in ordinands

The C of E is seeking to increase the number of candidates selected for ordained ministry from around 500 each year to 750.

20 September 2016

Bermuda's first on-island training course for Christian ministry

The first permanent, ecumenical, accredited training course for Christian ministry in Bermuda is a step closer to becoming reality thanks to a partnership between the Anglican Church of Bermuda, the Bermuda College and Canada’s Atlantic School of Theology.

09 October 2015

Theological grounding essential in today's world, says South African Primate

Archbishop Makgoba emphasises importance of training Anglicans – in particular women - for ministry

17 August 2015

NewRevs: 1,000 to be ordained into Church of England this summer

Archbishop Welby to ordain new deacons at Canterbury Cathedral this weekend

03 July 2015

England: Young priests represent a quarter of new clergy

Ordination training acceptance rates for young people at 25-year high.

12 March 2015

Bermuda and England collaborate on ordinands

Churches in Bermuda and England are working together to support the development of young ordinands on the island nation.

05 December 2013

Archbishops' Council and Durham University sign historic agreement

Archbishops' Council and Durham University sign historic agreement

 The Archbishops’ Council has linked with Durham University in an historic partnership to provide a suite of higher education awards for ordinands, lay ministry students and others studying in colleges, courses and dioceses in England.

26 April 2013

Twenty Fifth Anniversary of the Ordination of Women to the Priesthood

Twenty Fifth Anniversary of the Ordination of Women to the Priesthood

An address on the occasion of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the ordination of women to the priesthood, by the Secretary General of the Anglican Communion at the Church of the Advocate, Philadelphia, 29 July 1999.

29 July 1999