The Archbishop's team
A list of the senior members of staff and their job descriptions can be viewed here:Chief of Staff - The Reverend Canon Malcolm Macnaughton
Working closely with the Chief of Staff at Lambeth Palace, the Chief of Staff at Bishopthorpe provides the Archbishop of York with the assistance he needs to conduct his ministry within the life of the nation, the Church of England, the Anglican Communion, and the Province of York. He supports the Archbishop in his public ministry, helping him to keep abreast of political and social developments, and to be well briefed through his staff to speak for the gospel and for the church. He liaises with advisers at Church House, Westminster and at Lambeth. He also has responsibility for the coordination of personnel matters, staff welfare, finance and premises matters, and for the appraisal of senior staff. The Chief of Staff has overall responsibility for the Archbishop's diary and is the 'first port of call' for Bishops wishing to make contact with the Archbishop. He attends meetings of the House of Bishops, the General Synod, Archbishops' Council and Bishoprics and Cathedrals Committee, and may sometimes represent the Archbishop at official functions.
Provides theological, liturgical, administrative, written and pastoral support to the Archbishop of York both before and during his provincial, national and international commitments.
Provides theological, liturgical, administrative, written and pastoral support to the Archbishop of York to enable the Archbishop's ministry in the Diocese of York.
He is also responsible for DBS procedures, the Diocesan Prayer Diary and the daily worshipping life of Bishopthorpe Palace.
Responsible for supporting the Archbishop in his ministry in the Diocese of York and in the Northern Province for Mission Strategy, Church Revitalisation & Evangelism, Church Planting & Fresh Expressions. John is also a House for Duty priest in charge at St Chad’s Church, York. Please contact John Day at mb. 07921 406178 or at email: [email protected]
Co-ordinates the research support for the Archbishop, and helps with the planning and prioritizing of his diary. She has special responsibility also for providing the Archbishop with briefings and for day to day management of his engagements. Please contact Alison Cundiff at email: [email protected]
Responsible for ensuring the proper maintenance and smooth running of Bishopthorpe Palace and all activities/events taking place there. Please email: [email protected]
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