Communion before confirmation

The admission of children to Communion before they are confirmed is an exciting change within the Church of England and is an issue that involves the whole congregation.
The guidelines, downloadable by clicking here, help those parishes wishing to consider this.

The decision to admit children to communion is a challenging but exciting step. The PCC will need to consider the nurture and the care of all its members. Issues of faith development and implications for rites of passage as well as patterns of worship will need to be considered . It is therefore not a decision which should be taken lightly. Considerable time and commitment will be needed for its proper implementation, but it is well worth the effort and help is available.


The process which should be followed is also detailed below:

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