Preparing to retire, ministry in retirement (including PTO and fees) and other information for retired clergy
Help and guidance for clergy preparing to retire
Conditions applying to visiting clergy, to unlicensed lay people carrying out various ministerial duties, and to clergy or readers holding or wishing to obtain the Archbishop’s Permission to Officiate (PTO) in the Diocese of York.
For those wishing to apply for (or apply to renew) Archbishop’s Permission to Officiate (PTO)
Guidance for retired clergy with the Archbishop's Permission to Officiate who are taking funerals or weddings.
Responsibility for the care of retired clergy, single or married, is usually delegated by the Bishop to a Clergy Retirement and Widow(er)s Officer in each Archdeaconry.
The Church of England Pensions Board has varied accommodation for clergy pensioners throughout the country with their rented and mortgage schemes, including seven supported housing units across the country including Dulverton Hall in Scarborough, in the Diocese of York.
The Bishopthorpe Trust is an independent charity which offers help and support to clergy, accredited lay workers, and their families, with their personal and housing needs as they approach and live in retirement.