The Society (or more fully, The Society under the patronage of Saint Wilfrid and Saint Hilda) is an ecclesial body, led by a Council of Bishops. The purposes of the Society are:
The parishes of The Society enjoy a relationship of full communion not only with their bishop but also with all the other parishes of The Society. In most cases this relationship is established by passing a resolution under the House of Bishops' Declaration. (Information about passing resolutions is available here.)
The Society is an ecclesial body, not a membership organization. It is supported by Forward in Faith and administered by its Director. Further information about the relationship between The Society and Forward in Faith is available here.
Parishes can affiliate to The Society.
Priests and Deacons can register as Priests and Deacons of The Society.
The Society is committed to: