Documents for the Parish Meeting and the Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM)
on Thursday 15th April 2021
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 took place on Thursday 8th October on Zoom We now revert back to the normal pattern and hold our APCM's between Christmas and 31st May. However, due to th eongoing pandemic it is necessary to hold the meeting on Zoom.
Because of the ongoing restrictions on meeting in groups the meeting was again held on ZOOM.
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 1st April 2021.
PCC Members: information for Trustees, can all be found on the diocese wesite here
NOMINATION FORMS for Wardens, PCC Membership and DEANERY Synod representatives can be found here on the St Albans DIOCESE Website
Benefice Annual Report, Rector Report and other common documents can be found in Other Documents for ALL here: