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Retirement

Reflections Reflections

From Sanctuary to Zumba

“It’s been a bit of an adjustment to move from Sanctuary to pews, but this shift helped me to see that something that’s as clear as day to me as a clergyperson, may not be so to a layperson in the pews. This is something I have been thinking much about recently,” says The Rev’d Canon Ron Bundy

"The first realisation for me was to understand that retirement is not an event, but a process. As several contributors state, you have to get over the hump of retirement and move on," (Bishop Bill Ray on 'retirement')
Books & Guides

A New Lease of Life? Anglican Clergy Reflect on Retirement

“From my experience of two years of retirement, I have found the book’s six key points to hold true,” says Bishop Bill Ray, blending personal experience with commentary on this insightful book