Information on looking after, changing and developing your church
Churchcare provides a series of guidance notes relating to the care, use and development of church buildings. They they can be accessed here.
The Church of England has produced detailed guidance and a series of webinars to support the Church's effort to achieve the target of 'net zero carbon' emissions, including information on heating, lighting, maintenance and funding. Details of planned webinars and recordings of past webinars can be accessed here.
Changes to the faculty rules to move towards net zero carbon will come into effect in July 2022. A briefing note regarding the changes has been prepared.
Help with looking after Historic Churches
Help with Financing the Repair of Historic Churches
Application for Memorial in a Diocese of Derby Churchyard
The form below is for all churchyard memorial applications, those which can be approved by Incumbents, Rural Deans and Archdeacons and, when the request falls outside their delegated authority, as the petition to the Chancellor for a faculty.
>> Diocese of Derby Churchyard Memorial Application Form (Nov 2022) [PDF]
>> Diocese of Derby Churchyard Regulations 2021 [PDF]
More details on churchyards can be found on this page.