The CofE Network of Distinctive Deacons (CENDD – say ‘Send’) is for distinctive deacons, ordinands and enquirers, and for clergy new to working with distinctive deacons (DDs). This website is the voice of the Network, a place for DDs to belong, find resources and examples of good practice, ask questions and contact other DDs. It is episcopally-endorsed.

Patron: the Rt Rev James Newcome, Bishop of Carlisle.

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At the invitation of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Bishop James is Distinctive Deacons’ Champion in the House of Bishops.

The Network is run by a National Steering Group made up of DDs from around the country.

I hope you find this website useful and informative. Comments, contributions and suggestions are welcome.  Views expressed are the deacons’ own.