If you are currently serving as a Reader, these pages have information for you.
Here you can find:
Our support doesn't end once you are licensed. We offer information, events and ongoing training as you develop your Reader ministry with us.
Your Reader's Handbook
The forms you need for your ministry
Details about Permission To Officiate
Your annual return form
Details on Chaplains to Readers
Your Incumbents and Readers Handbook
We have developed a handbook for Incumbents and Readers, to
Download your Incumbents and Readers Handbook here.
help you understand the role of Reader
provide information about Reader selection and training
remind us all of the diverse gifts and rich ministry you can bring as a Reader
help all foster good relations in ministry teams and individual parishes
give you guidance on reconciliation where there is misunderstanding or breakdown in relationships.
Complete your annual review online
We have made it easier for you to complete your annual review online.
Complete the review here.
Permission to Officiate
When a Reader reaches the age of 70 they require Permission To Officiate (PTO).
If you are approaching that age, you will need to ask the Bishop of Warrington for permission for the next three years to officiate in your parish.
Download our Guidance: Permission to Officiate.