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Church Society Trust holds rights of patronage for a number of benefices in the Church of England. The Trust is a limited company registered in 1903.


Current Vacancies

List of parishes for which CST has a patronage interest

Apply to be included on the CST clergy list

Clergy appointments leaflets

Request prayer for parishes

Vacancies Flowchart

More about Church Society Trust




Other pages relevant to the work of CST

How does patronage work?

The benefits of patronage.

The history of patronage.

Church Society Trust day conferences.

CST Annual report and accounts.

Clergy Terms of Service Measure (Final approval at General Synod)


Articles relevant to patronage / appointments:

Safeguarding the Parish - The appointment system following a vacancy. Article by Michael Walters, Chairman of Church Society Trust explaining what parishes should do when there is a vacancy.

Priorites in the Parish. Ken Moulder explains that the priorities of a minister should be the preaching of the word and evangelism. (Cross†Way article)

Common Application Form. Cross†Way article by David Phillips, issue Spring 2011.

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