As reported in August 2019, the way in which marriages will be registered is about to change. Regulations under the Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths (Registration etc) Act 2019 were laid before Parliament on 22 February 2021 and are due to come into force on 4 May 2021. We have yet to see the Regulations […]
The members of the Deanery Mission and Pastoral Committee (DMPC) in Milton Keynes for 2020 to 2023 are: Membership Attendance (out of 2) Ex-officio Tim Norwood Area Dean 2 David Thom Lay Chair 2 Linda Kirk (from Sep 2021) Secretary 2 Vacancy Treasurer 0 Vacancy Chapter Clerk 0 Vacancy Assistant Area Deans 0 House of […]
These are the members of Deanery Synod for the House of Laity in Milton Keynes from 2020. The 2017-20 Synod attendance can be found here. Parish Places Attendance Bletchley 5 (out of 1) Rebecca Jane Slingsby 0 Alison Hammett 1 Vacancy 0 Vacancy (St Joseph’s) 0 Sue Gibbs (Whaddon Way) […]
These are the members of Deanery Synod for the House of Clergy in Milton Keynes from 2020. The 2017-20 Synod attendance can be found here. Parish Attendance Deanery (out of 1) Tim Norwood Area Dean 1 John Robertson Mission Partnership 0 Chaplaincy Vacant Prison, STC, Hospital, Hospice, etc… 0 Bletchley […]
Deanery Synod works on a three year cycle (a triennium). New members are elected from parishes every three years and remain in post until the next election. This is a rough guide to the roles, committees and groups in the Deanery. Deanery Synod Deanery Synod is the “parliament” of the Deanery. It sets policy and […]
Although delayed this year due to Covid-19, it is now the end of a triennium (3-year cycle) and time to elect lay members of Deanery Synod at your parish’s AGM/APCM. A guidance leaflet is available to help you to do this. It is available under the Information tab of this website, entitled “Information on the […]
The Church of England has released good practice guidance for parishes, particularly in relation to Eucharistic services. All clergy and churchwardens should read the guidance concerning present practice.
We are going to launch a Deanery Preaching Team on March 24th 2020. This will be a way of supporting Anglican “Authorised Preachers” in Milton Keynes. It will also enable us to share lay preachers across parishes in the Deanery.
Bookings are now open for this 2020 retreat, and the booking form is available to download in the document library under the Information tab (https://mkdeanery.org/document-library/all-downloads/). Please also see article under events.
A Conference on Everyday Faith, organised by Watling Valley Partnership in conjunction with Oxford Diocese and HeartEdge/St Martin-in-the-Fields, and hosted by the Church of the Servant King, Furzton.