Annual Parochial Church Meeting 2017
This area of our website provides a variety of information relating to our 2017 Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM), which was held during our Morning Service on Sunday 30 April.
Papers for the APCM
Below you will find links to three important sets of papers for the APCM. The first contains the agenda for the meeting, the minutes of last year's meeting, a Vicar's report from Trevor Patterson, a Churchwarden's report from Mark Lambert and David Ewart, a series of reports covering a wide variety of church groups and activities, and a report on Holy Trinity School from Head Teacher Penny Cox. Together they give an encouraging picture of what has been happening in the life of our church over the past year. The second contains our 2016 Accounts and the third our 2017 Budget.
APCM 2017 Book of Reports
APCM 2017 Accounts for 2016
APCM 2017 Budget for 2017
At our Annual Meeting, Mark Lambert and David Ewart were elected as Wardens for the coming year.
Parochial Church Council (PCC) members
At our Annual Meeting, Kate Bertaut, Mark Johnston and Sara Kandiah were elected as PCC members for three years.
Deanery Synod members
At our Annual Meeting, Karin Boyton, Judy Mathieson, Sue Reed and James Thornton were elected as Deanery synod members for three years.
Becoming a member of the PCC
Are you a person of prayer who believes that God speaks specifically and guides our church?
Are you a committed member of Holy Trinity with a good awareness of what’s going on across the life of our church?
Would you like to be part of a group that manages a financial budget of around £400,000 a year and helps the church to use its resources, people and time in the best way possible for the kingdom of God?
If your answer to these questions is yes, then consider becoming a member of the PCC. It meets six times a year, helping to shape our vision and strategy, and making decisions about church finances, property and policies that support mission and ministry. PCC members have a formal role as charity trustees, and some also serve as members of other groups that support the work of the PCC. They are elected at the APCM, normally for a three year term.
If you would like more information, please contact Keith Nurse.
The Church Electoral Roll
To be able to vote at an APCM, you need to be on our church's Electoral Roll. To be on the Roll you must have been baptised, be aged 16 or over, and either live in the Parish, or live outside and have worshipped with us regularly for at least six months. You can access an application form by clicking here, or contact Keith Nurse for further information.
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