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Adoption Matters:An adoption agency which aims to improve the lives of children who may otherwise be denied the benefits of a secure family environment.

Advice on preparing PCC accounts:This link is to a pdf version of "The Charities Act 1993 and the PCC 3rd edition: A guide to the SORP 2005 revisions"

Archbishops Council budget for 2010:This document gives an overview of the budget for 2010 for the Archbishops Council

Broken Rites:An inter-denominational self-help group offering support and information to separated and divorced wives of clergy, ministers and Church Army officers throughout the UK and the Republic of Ireland

CCLA investments:Specialist investment management for charities, faith organisations, and local authorities.

Charity Commission:The Charity Commission for England and Wales is established by law as the regulator and registrar of charities in England and Wales. Their aim is to provide the best possible regulation of these charities in order to increase charities’ efficiency and effectiveness and public confidence and trust in them.

Chester Anglican Cursillo :A movement of the Church providing a method by which Christians are empowered to grow through prayer, study and action and enabled to share God's love with everyone.

Chester Cathedral:Chester Cathedral is a living community of prayer and worship and a centre of excellence in Church Music.

Church of England :The national website for the Church of England.

Church of Melanesia:This church is linked with the Diocese of Chester.The purpose of the Church of Melanesia is to be a faithful part of Christ's body through the exercising of baptismal ministries, spreading of the Good News of God's love.

Churchcare:Advice on care for church buildings

Clergy pay website:Information for clergy on matters relating to their stipend, tax, car loans etc.

Ecclesiastical Insurance:Insurance company providing insurance and financial products and services for individuals, families, groups and organisations including Churches

Historic Cheshire Churches Preservation Trust:The HCCPT is committed to make a major contribution to the preservation and repair of Cheshire’s historic churches.

HM Revenue & Customs Charities:Advice on tax matters relating to Charities including gift aid, VAT reliefs etc.

In Review:In Review is a monthly tabloid sized (A3) newspaper published by the National Church Institutions of the Church of England.

Inter-Diocesan Counselling Service:Confidential counselling for individuals, couples and colleagues; independent of the diocesan structures, but which has their support.

Lasting Post:Planning Ahead helps you make personal arrangements for use after your death.

Listed places of Worship Scheme:Information of the VAT rebate scheme for listed places of worship.

Mothers Union:The Mothers' Union is a grassroots Christian organisation with more than 3.6 million members worldwide. Its governance, leadership and programmes are driven by and undertaken through the members in 78 countries around the world as they respond to God's call.

Parish Resources:A central church site offering a wide range of resources to support all aspects of stewardship in the local church.

Parochial Expenses:Advice on the payment of parochial expenses of the clergy. In Chester Diocese we recommend 40p per mile up to 10,000 miles p.a.

Parochial Fees Tables:Tables detailing the statutory fees payable for weddings, funerals etc.

PCC Annual Reports:An example Annual Report for a PCC produced jointly by the Church and the Charity Commission

The Church of Melanesia:The Diocese of Chester has strong links with the region, where our sister Anglican Church of Melanesia operates in Vanuatu and the nearby Solomon Islands.