Annual Meetings & Elections

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 were held on Sunday 8th April 2018 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 4th March 2017. The St Mary’s 2017 Annual Report can be viewed by clicking this link Annual report 2017
Anne Carter and David Pickavance were elected as churchwardens for this year.
PCC: Ian Carter, Marilyn Rolin, Sammy Riley and David Riley were elected to the PCC for a 3-year term. They join Carole Coram, Patsy Gray and Dorothy Priest (all elected 2016) and Patricia Ford (elected 2017).
Sidespeople were appointed (list published in church).
Independent Examiner: Barry Priest was appointed .
Deanery Synod representative: There is still a vacancy. Please see Jes or one of the churchwardens if you think you might be interested.
Electrol Roll: There were currently 116 persons on the St Mary’s electoral roll.



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