ANNUAL MEETING 2024

MONDAY APRIL 29 | 8PM

SEEING GOD CHANGE LIVES

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LEANING INTO GOD'S CALLING

JOIN TOGETHER WITH OTHERS FROM THE CHURCH FAMILY
ON MONDAY 29TH APRIL AT 8PM
TO ELECT A NEW PCC AND WARDEN TEAM,
REVIEW THE LAST YEAR AND
TO LEAN INTO GOD’S CALLING FOR THE YEARS AHEAD

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A SEASON OF GIVING

Revisiting and increasing our financial contribution to the church

PARTICIPATING IN THE
LIFE OF THE CHURCH

JOIN THE ELECTORAL ROLL

Join the Electoral Roll in order to be able to vote for your representatives
on our Parochial Church Council (PCC) and Deanery Synod.

This year the Electoral Roll is being revised only.
If you are already on the Electoral Roll there is no need to take any action.  

If you would like to be added to the roll or your details have changed, please complete a form
and return to the Parish Office for the attention of Catherine Farrow (Electoral Roll Officer).

THE PCC

The PCC has the following responsibilities:

  • works with the Vicar in promoting the vision of the church.
    The Vicar and the PCC have a duty to consult together on matters of general concern and importance to the parish, and to co-operate in promoting in the parish the whole mission of the church: pastoral, evangelistic, social and ecumenical.  This includes almost everything to do with the church’s work in the parish, and its relationship with the deanery and the Diocese
  • is responsible for the maintenance and repair of the church, churchyard and moveable objects
  • has overall charge of all expenditure
  • members are Trustees of the church

THE DEANERY SYNOD

The Deanery Synod includes representatives from St Mary’s, the Heath and other local Anglican churches. Deanery Synod representatives are automatically on the PCC. The Deanery Synod and has the following responsibilities:
  • to consider matters concerning the Church of England and to make provision for them in relation to their deanery, and to consider and express their opinion on matters of religious or public interest;
  • to bring together the views of parishes of the deanery on common problems, to discuss and formulate common policies on those problems, to foster a sense of community and interdependence among parishes, and generally to promote in the deanery the whole mission of the Church, pastoral, evangelistic, social and ecumenical;
  • to make known and so far as appropriate put into effect any provision made by the Diocesan Synod;
  • to consider the business of the Diocesan Synod, and particularly any matters referred to that synod by the General Synod, and to sound parochial opinion whenever required or appropriate to do so;
  • to raise matters, as the Deanery Synod consider appropriate, with the Diocesan Sy

OUR CURRENT PCC | APRIL 2023

ELECTED TO BE OUR CHURCHWARDENS

LESLIE JACKSON 

NICK RAYNER

ELECTED TO THE PCC

TOM ANDREW

BECKY BEGGS

IAN CAPPER

IAN CAPPER

HEATHER CHESTERTON

HEATHER CHESTERTON

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DEBBIE JACKSON

TANIA HILLSDON

BRENDA JUNTUNEN

Esther Lyth

ESTHER LYTH

Andrew Morgan

ANDREW MORGAN

NICK PETTITT

DEANERY SYNOD TEAM | 2023-26

ELECTED TO THE DEANERY SYNOD

SALLY BERTLIN

VRON BOOTH

GARETH EVANS

PHILIPPA PARRY

NICOLA PECK

ANDREW PRESTWOOD