There are two annual meetings which must held before the end of April each year
A Meeting of the Parishioners to Elect Churchwardens
All those on the church or civic electoral roll may vote in the election of churchwardens. Churchwardens are elected for a one year term and may serve for a maximum of 6 sequential terms.
The Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM)
Those on the church electoral roll only may vote at the APCM – election of PCC members & Deanery Synod representatives.
PCC members and Deanery Synod representatives are elected for a 3-year term and may be stand for re-election once their term is complete.
The 2018 Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM) and Meeting of the Parishioners to Elect Churchwardens will be held on Sunday 8th April 2018 at 12.15pm (after the 11am service) and will be followed by an informal bring & share lunch.
The 2017 Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM) and Meeting of the Parishioners to Elect Churchwardens were held on Sunday 23rd April 2017 at 12.15pm and were followed by an informal bring & share lunch .
The formal notice of meetings, the electoral roll, the lists of volunteers and the various nomination forms had been available in church from 12th March 2017.
Anne Carter and David Riley were elected as churchwardens for a further year.
Patricia Ford was elected to the PCC. She joins Marilyn Rolin and Ian Carter (both elected 2015); Pat King, Carole Coram, Patsy Gray and Dorothy Priest (all elected 2016).
Sidespeople were appointed (list published in church).
Barry Priest was appointed as Independent Examiner.
There was a vacancy for a Deanery Synod representative.
There were currently 113 persons on the St Mary’s electoral roll.
The St Mary’s annual report can be viewed by clicking this link St Mary’s Annual report 2016 .