National Deaneries Conference 2016

The 15th National Conference on the Deanery took place in October 2016, and was themed around More for Less: Deaneries in Renewal and Reform. Revd Canon Sheila Bamber, Canon Provost of Sunderland Minster, and Revd Canon David Brooke, Deanery Planning Adviser, represented Durham Diocese at what was a well-attended...

Deanery Synod Recruitment

Careful recruitment can make all the difference to the success of a Deanery Synod. Otherwise, the positions for synod lay representations can end up being the last to be filled, by the least willing candidates. It can be a big help to provide parishes with some information to share...

Deanery Finances and Expenses

Deaneries aren't incorporated bodies, as such, so they don't manage their overall budget and costs. If a deanery decides to undertake a project that involves major expenditure, that will need to be managed by one of the PCCs on behalf of the deanery, even if the costs are shared by...