On the Threefold Orders of Ministry

International Anglican Liturgical Consultation The Berkeley Report (PDF) on Anglican Ordination Rites. Gives theological background to the understanding of priesthood, the diaconate, the episcopate, and the ministry of the baptised.

The Diaconate

The diaconate of the Anglican churches is an historic order, with roots in the ancient church, adapting to the needs of the church and the world in our own age. More information »

The Priesthood

The Episcopate (Bishops)