Details for 2023 Visitations for each Episcopal area are detailed below

The 2023 Visitation News is available here for your information. 

  1. Canon E1 of the Canons of the Church of England sets out in summary form the duties of churchwardens. A useful leaflet on the role of a churchwarden can be found here.
  2. The Churchwardens Nomination Form for use at your APCM can be found here.
  3. The Churchwardens Declaration Form for 2023 can be found here.
  4. The deadline for admitting churchwardens to office for 2023 is 31 August 2023.

Please note your APCM must be held by 31 May 2023. If you wish to order the 2024 Churchwardens Yearbook, or a reduced price copy of the 2023 Yearbook, the order form can be found here. 


This year's Episcopal Visitation service, with Bishop Steven, will take place in Christ Church Cathedral at 7.30pm on Thursday 13th July.  Please let Claire Barratt know if you are able to attend and advise who will be attending with you by 20th June.  If you are unable to attend on 13th July please identify a service from one of the other areas, as detailed below, and let us know which one you will be attending. 

Please see the citation letter from the Registry here.

Please complete and return the churchwarden's declaration or bring it with you to the service. 

For any queries, please contact the Archdeacon of Oxford's PA Claire Barratt on or tel 01865 208 732.


Please read this letter from Archdeacon David, which will explain the process to you.

Here is a list of Visitation Services venues and dates for 2023. Please complete an Attendance Form and return this to your deanery administrator.

Please see the citation letter from the Registry here.

If you are unsure as to who your deanery administrator is, or if you have any questions, please contact the Archdeacon’s office or call 01865 208 245.

The Visitation Attendance Form (click here to download) should be completed and returned to the Archdeacon's PA, Heather Harris no later than Friday 2nd June 2023.

Please also see the citation letter from the Registry here.

For any queries on the above, please contact the Archdeacon of Buckingham's PA, Heather Harris, via or tel 01865 208 266.


The three Berkshire Episcopal Visitations will all be held this year in June, please see list below for locations and dates.

Please find attached:

For any queries, please contact


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