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5th May 2016
The Central Readers' Council Festival Eucharist

The Order of Service - Celebrating 150 Years of Reader Ministry since its re-establishment by Convocation on Ascension Day 1866
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15th April 2016
150th Anniversary Service Material

Liturgical material commended by The Central Readers’ Council for use at Services of Thanksgiving for 150 years of Reader / Licensed Lay Ministry
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20th October 2011
Reader Ministry Swansong

Reader Ministry – A Swansong: Originally prepared for Lincoln Vocations Advisers by Alex Whitehead (Lincoln Warden of Readers)
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1st November 2010
The Quinquennial Report on Reader Ministry in the Diocese of Lincoln - 2010
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27th June 2008
Reader Review Survey Results

The Full Report of the results of the survey conducted by the Reader Review Group in 2006, which formed an input into the Reader Upbeat! report.
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20th September 2006
Reader Ministry in the Diocese of Winchester: an analysis of Reader returns for the period 1999 – 2004 (with some historical data 1990 – 1998).

A report analysing the deployment and usage of Readers in the Diocese of Winchester.
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4th April 2006
The Quinquennial Report on Reader Ministry in the Diocese of Lincoln

Incorporates The Ministerial Review Survey, Michaelmas 2005 Prepared by: Jeff Astley, Director of the North of England Institute for Christian Education Alex Whitehead, Warden of Readers, Diocese of Lincoln
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  • The Bishop of Leicester, as Chair of the Central Readers’ Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Ruth Haldane as Reader Training Project Manager.
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