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St John the Baptist Parish Church

Annual Parochial Church Meeting

The Annual Meeting of Parishioners (AMP) will be held on Sunday 29th April 2018 in the Church Hall at 11:45 a.m.

AGENDA

  1. Opening Prayers
  2. Apologies
  3. Minutes of the Vestry Meeting of Parishioners 2017
  4. Election of Churchwardens

The Annual Parochial Church Meeting of the PCC to be held immediately following the AMP.

AGENDA

  1. Minutes of the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Parish
  2. Matters arising from the Minutes
  3. Parish Vision Update
  4. Update on Renovation Projects
  5. Approval of the Annual Report
  6. Report on numbers entered on new electoral roll
  7. Presentation of Parish Reports
  8. Elections: Parochial Church Council
  9. Appointments: Hon Secretary, Hon Treasurer,Hon Independent Examiner, Welcome Teams
  10. Notices       
  11. Closing prayers

The first meeting of the new PCC will then follow.

Please make every effort to attend. This is your opportunity to participate in important decisions about how, and by whom, the Parish is run.  There are expected to be vacancies for 3 new members on the PCC.  There are also vacancies for many of the sub-committees.  Would you be able to stand? Nominees must be:

  • At least sixteen years of age
  • Actual communicants
  • On the Electoral Roll of this Parish for at least six months.

To vote at the meeting you need to be on the Electoral Register. Tracy Perrett is preparing the electoral register please contact her if you would like your name added to the register.  You need to have returned your registration form by Sunday 8th April to qualify to vote at the meeting.

Enrolment on the Church Electoral Roll

The Electoral Roll is the Parish Church’s register of electors and is the list of those qualified to attend and to vote at the Annual Parochial Church Meeting which this year will be held on Sunday 29th April.

Regular worshippers to this Church are asked to consider applying to enrol on the Church Electoral Roll. 

Anyone who has not yet had their name added to the roll, and wishes to do so, should apply for entry by completing a form and returning it to Tracy Perrett, the Electoral Roll Officer, no later than Sunday 8th April.

Those on the roll are voting members of the Church of England and so help to ensure that all the synodical councils of the Church – the Parochial Church Council, our Deanery Synod, the Oxford Diocesan Synod and the General Synod – are fully representative of its members. Members of the Parochial Church Council and Parish Representatives to Synod are required to be on the Electoral Roll. The number of years on the electoral roll is also a qualifying factor for a parental applicant to Ranelagh School.

Forms are available in the entrance lobby or from Tracy or by downloading from the Church website. The current Electoral Roll is also on display in the entrance lobby.

If you have any queries about the Electoral Roll please give Tracy a call (01344 773808) or send her an email.