Everything you need for the Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM)
LINKS TO DOCUMENTS FOR READING IN ADVANCE OF THE MEETING ARE PROVIDED BELOW.
In this United Benefice, all four Parochial Church Councils (PCCs) - the governing bodies of each ecclesiastical parish - meet for a single Annual Parochial Church Meeting.
The meeting comprises three parts, The Parish Meeting to elect Wardens, The APCM for each PCC and the first PCC meeting of the newly elected bodies to appoint the officers.
Having elected Wardens, church members meet to elect PCC members and other representatives. The members recieve the reports of their PCCs and the come together to receive the Diocesan Synod and Rector's report, share ideas and discuss the business of the benefice.
In 2020, owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, the APCM was posponed from April and will now take place on Thursday 8th October at 7pm. The meeting will have to be held on ZOOM. A link will be posted here and go live shorthly before the event. DOCUMENTS CAN BE FOUND BELOW.
THE AGENDA, click on image to download.
Electing wardens is open to parish residents on the electoral register and church Electoral Roll members.
The APCM meeting is open to Electoral Roll Members ONLY.
To join the electoral Roll you must be able to complete this form and submit it to a Warden, PCC Secretary, Electoral Roll Secretary or the Rector (Vicar) by Thursday 24th September 2020.
PCC Members: information for Trustees can be found on the diocese wesite here
NOMINATION FORMS for Wardens, PCC Membership and DEANERY Synod representatives can be found here