What do all those words mean? A Short guide to Resolutions, Letters of Request, bishops and parishes   Who is this guide intended for? Anyone who is part of a Church of England church, both clergy and laity. Members of PCCs particularly should be aware of what a “Letter of Request” is and its implications… Read more »

You are warmly invited to attend this year’s hybrid* AGM and programme. (*In person OR online.) We are very much looking forward to welcoming in person Bishop Christine Hardman, former Bishop of Newcastle, who will be interviewed by Emily Howarth, ordinand. The business meeting runs from 11.00 am-2.00 pm (incl. lunch) followed by the interview… Read more »

WATCH reflects with gratitude on the dedicated and faithful life of Queen Elizabeth II. As a charity committed to promoting the full inclusion of women in the Church of England, we regularly rejoiced in her role as Supreme Governor of the Church. She was truly a woman whose devoted leadership sets an example to all… Read more »

Rev Stephen France – RIP It is with deep sadness that we pass on the news that Revd Stephen France died on the 1st September. Stephen was a valued member of the WATCH National Committee for a number of years and served as Vice Chair. His civil service background meant that he was excellent at presenting… Read more »

In the University where I work there is a constant concern to ensure that the appointment processes for all jobs are fair. We discuss the best ways to minimise unconscious bias and how to help all candidates to perform at their best in an interview. This is especially important for people whose gender, ethnicity or… Read more »