Vestry meeting 2020

And Annual Parochial Church Meeting 2020

The small print on the above Notice reads:
NOTES
1. All persons whose names are entered upon the Church Electoral Roll of the parish (and such persons only) are entitled to vote at the election of parochial representatives of the laity.
2. Subject to the provisions of rule 12(2)(c), a person is qualified to be elected a parochial representative of the laity if:
(a) their name is entered on the church electoral roll of the parish and, unless they are under the age of eighteen years at the date of the election, has been so entered for at least the preceding period of six months;
(b) the person is an actual communicant which means that they have received Communion according to the use of the Church of England or of a Church in communion with the Church of England at least three times during the twelve months preceding the date of the election and;
(c)the person is sixteen years or upwards. 
(3a) A person shall be disqualified from being nominated, chosen or elected from serving as a churchwarden, a member of a parochial church council, a district church council or any synod under these rules if he is disqualified from being a charity trustee under section 72(1) of the Charities Act 1993 and the disqualification is not for the time being subject to a general waiver by the Charity Commissioners under subsection (4) of that section or to a waiver by them under that subsection in respect of all ecclesiastical charities established for purposes relating to the parish concerned.
(aa) A person shall be disqualified from being nominated, chosen or elected or from serving as a churchwarden or member of a parochial church council, a district church council or any synod under these rules if the person is included in a barred list (within the meaning of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006).
(ab) A person shall be disqualified from being nominated, chosen or elected or from serving as a churchwarden or member of a parochial church council, a district church council or any synod under these rules if the person has been convicted of an offence mentioned in Schedule 1 to the Children and Young Persons Act 1933.
(ac) A person’s disqualification under paragraph (ab) may be waived by the bishop of the diocese in question giving the person notice in writing.
(b) A person shall also be disqualified from being nominated, chosen or elected from serving as a churchwarden or member of a parochial church council if they have been so disqualified from holding office under section 10(6) of the Incumbents (Vacation of Benefice) Measure 1977., a member of a parochial church council, a district church council or any synod under these rules if they are disqualified from being a charity trustee under section 178 of the Charities Act 2011 and the disqualification is not for the time being subject to a general waiver by the Charity Commissioners under subsection 4 of that section or to a waiver by them under that subsection in respect of all ecclesiastical charities§ established for purposes relating to the parish concerned.
4. Any person whose name is on the electoral roll may be appointed as a sidesman and these appointments will be made at the first meeting of the new PCC.
NOTE — In this notice “parish” means an ecclesiastical parish.
§”Ecclesiastical charity” has the same meaning as that assigned to that expression in the Local Government Act 1894.

A copy of the Annual Reports for the Parish of Bollington is available on the About Us page (scroll down that page to find the link). Page 1 of this document gives details of current members of the various posts and when the current term of office expires for PCC members. Any PCC member whose term expires in 2020 and who wishes to stand again will need to be nominated and seconded again using a nomination form.

You can use these links to download any of the documents you need:
Notice of Vestry Meeting (as above)
Notice of Annual Parochial Church Meeting (as above)
Nomination form for Churchwarden
Nomination form for election to Deanery Synod
Nomination form for election to Parochial Church Council

Deanery Synod – Open Meeting

Monday 5th March at St. Oswald’s  7.oopm for 7.30 pm.

Guest speakers from Church House, Debbie Dalby (Committee for Social Responsibility) and Emily Allen (Buildings for Mission) will outline their roles.

This will be an Open meeting for anyone from the parishes who would be interested in hearing about the work of these two relatively new members of the Church House staff team in their developing initiatives to help resource the ministry and mission of our parishes and deanery.

Everyone is welcome to join us for refreshments from 7.00pm, with a formal Welcome and Opening Prayer at 7.30pm, followed by interactive presentations from our two speakers, ending at 9.00pm, when we will conduct any Synod business and make any publicity announcements, ending with the Grace at 9.30pm.