The following brief notes are intended as a quick reference for individuals wishing to know how to address members of the clergy.  Abbreviations such as Rt. for Right are commonly used but abbreviated and unabbreviated forms are equally correct and given here.

Please see also the FAQ Father as a Form of Address for Anglican Clergy.

Deacon or Priest
Address (outside of envelope): The Reverend Jane Smith
The Rev. John Brown
Salutation (letter or conversation): Dear Ms. Smith
Dear Mr. Brown
Canon
Address (outside of envelope): The Reverend Canon John Brown
The Rev. Canon Jane Smith
Salutation (letter or conversation): Dear Canon Brown
Dean of Cathedral
Address (outside of envelope): The Very Reverend Jane Smith
The Very Rev. John Brown
Salutation (letter or conversation): Dear Dean Smith
Archdeacon
Address (outside of envelope): The Venerable John Brown
The Ven. Jane Smith
Salutation (letter or conversation): Dear Archdeacon Brown
Bishop
Address (outside of envelope): The Right Reverend John Brown
The Rt. Rev. Jane Smith
Salutation (letter or conversation): Dear Bishop Brown
Archbishop
Address (outside of envelope): The Most Reverend Jane Smith
The Most Rev. John Brown
Salutation (letter or conversation): Dear Archbishop Smith

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