- Running Your Church
- Annual Parish Returns
- Access to the Online Parish Returns System
Accessing the online system
You need to
login to the portal at parishreturns.churchofengland.org here.
There you can submit your returns and once logged in you can access the
link to the user guide which has a list of FAQs for further help.
If you are completely new to this, you will need to register for an
account by contacting the Diocesan Finance team on email@example.com or 01904 699500 (ask for Finance). Once you
have a user account you can then access the user guide which has a list of
If you do not have access to the internet but are responsible for the
returns then maybe you could partner with someone in your church that has
Church of England Portal System
If you are a church officer (Warden, PCC Secretary, PCC Treasurer) you
may wish to gain access via the new Church of England portal here.
If you haven’t already registered on this site, click 'register for an
account'. You will then be able to link the parish returns site to your portal
area. You don’t have to do this but it will make things simpler for the future
and it will enable you to access other useful resources such as our diocesan
online directory and the online
Where do I go for help if I am having problems?
give up! Remember the user guide once you're logged in, and if you need to talk to
someone please contact the Diocesan Finance team on firstname.lastname@example.org or 01904 699500 (ask for Finance).