Contact the website editor   | The Reader   | Events diary   | Useful links   
Readers

Central Readers' Council - Dedicated to serving the ministry of Readers in the British Isles and Europe

Church of England website link Link to Facebook


RECENT UPDATES
Readers people decorative picture
New on the site...

Central Readers' Council AGM 2017 - Budget (27/03/17)

Central Readers' Council AGM 2017 - Accounts (27/03/17)

Central Readers' Council AGM 2017 - Annual Report (10/03/17)

Quick Links...

Directions to St Botolph Without (Aldgate) - Read more >

Central Readers' Council AGM 2017 - Accounts - Read more >

Central Readers' Council AGM 2017 - Budget - Read more >

Central Readers' Council AGM 2017 - Annual Report - Read more >

Central Readers' Council AGM 2017 - Website Report - Read more >

Central Readers' Council AGM 2017 - Selection and Formation Report - Read more >

Central Readers' Council AGM 2017 - Agenda - Read more >

Central Readers' Council AGM 2017 - CRC Constitution Changes - Read more >

Central Readers' Council AGM 2017 - CRC Regulations Changes - Read more >

Central Readers' Council AGM 2017 - Editorial Report - Read more >

News


Go to the News index
 
19th July 2006
What does the future hold for Reader Ministry?
The Chair's address from the 2006 CRC AGM in Newcastle
Following Nigel Holmes' motion at General Synod, and the formation of a working party to consider the Future of Reader Ministry, Bishop Graham addressed the 2006 AGM of the Central Readers' Council.

The state of Reader Morale throughout the country triggered the debate, and Bishop Graham considered:
  • Factors Affecting Readers - The Growth of Other Ministries, The Decline of Morning and Evening Prayer Services, The Predominance of Eucharistic Services, The Sense of Unrealised potential, The Effect of an Interregnum, The Numbers of Retired clergy and The Issue of Status.

  • The Distinctiveness of Reader Ministry

  • What Can be Done to Address the Situation of Poor Reader Morale?

  • The interfaces between ministries.

    Reader morale is the issue of the day. Comments or responses to Bishop Graham's address may be sent to the CRC Website Editor or posted on the Readers' Forum.
Website www.readers.cofe.anglican.org/u_d_lib_pub/p53.pdf
More...

  • ADVERTISING

    To advertise on the Reader Website or in The Reader magazine, contact our Advertising Manager - Kevin Wild, or the website editor.

More...

  • Portsmouth Diocesan Readers’ Conference (27th – 29th January 2017, Burlington Hotel, Sandown, IOW)
    Read more >>
ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise on this website

Advertise on this website
VISIT WEBSITE

ADVERTISEMENT
The Reader - Editor - expires 15th March

The Reader - Editor - expires 15th March
VISIT WEBSITE

Readers people decorative picture

Do you have any questions or ideas, we would love to hear from you.
CONTACT PAGE