This page contains information about the new diocesan directory which is based on the Church of England Contact Management System (CMS).
Using the new diocesan directory (CMS)
All users need to register with the CofE portal. Read the Getting Started Guide in full for information on how to register and how to request access to the diocesan Contact Management System.
After completing the steps in the Getting Started guide we suggest you read these two quick guides on how to search the CMS.
This frequently happens with generic email addresses like email@example.com.
Use the Forgotten Password link to be sent a ‘reset password’ link.
Try these steps:
- Check the message did not end up in your spam folder.
- Follow this link to resend the activation code.
Unfortunately, at present, the CMS does not email you when your request is approved. However, we aim to approve requests within 48 hours.
Simply log in to the CMS to check. If you can see these three menu items then you have been granted access.
If it has been several days since you applied and the menu items have not appeared, contact us and we will help you.
If you have a query that is not answered in the help guides and troubleshooting tips please contact us (01865 208262) and we will try to help you.