- Lay Member of Chapter
Someone who is not
ordainedbut is a member of a Cathedral chapter. The 1999 Church of England Cathedrals measure [ [http://www.opsi.gov.uk/uk-church-measures/1999/19990001.htm Cathedrals Measure 1999 No. 1 ] ] introduced a requirement for cathedrals to include on their chapters a number of lay people. This varies according to each Cathedral's statutes. Some lay members are appointed by the diocesan bishopwhile others may be appointed by the cathedralcommunity.
Some Lay Members of Chapter are also appointed canons but this practice is not universal.
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