Parochial Church Council - Annual Parochial Church Meeting - 25 April 2021 | St Wulfram, Grantham

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Parochial Church Council - Annual Parochial Church Meeting - 25 April 2021

Election of Churchwardens and Annual Parochial Church Meeting 2021

SUNDAY 25 April 2021

 

We held these meetings on Sunday 25 April 2021 by Zoom video conference; and a brief PCC meeting followed.  Attendance at the APCM was excellent.  Thank  you  to  all those  who  were  present on-screen. 

The following were elected:

Churchwardens (until the APCM 2022): Jan Burrows and Andrew Gregory.  

Members of the PCC (until the APCM 2024): Mel Fletcher, Marie Jackson, Stuart Jackson, Sheila Knight, Jane Sharp.  

St Wulfram’s lay representatives on Churches Together in Grantham & District: Jan Burrows, Cherry Edwards, Andrew Gregory, Michael Knight.  

St Wulfram’s representative on  Grantham  Poverty  Concern:  Jo Counsell.  

Parish  Safeguarding  Officer:  Diane  Hale.   Assistant Parish Safeguarding Officer: Elaine Chambers.  

Electoral Roll Officer: Elaine Chambers. 

We congratulate all of them on their election and thank them for their service.

PCC Sub-groups - Each PCC member serves on at least one of seven PCC Sub-Groups:

  • Children & Youth (2020-21 Chair: Laura Cradduck)
  • Creation Care (2020-21 Chair: Gillian Kendon)
  • Fabric (2020-21 Chair: John Manterfield)
  • Finance (Chair: to be appointed)
  • Licence Management (2020-21 Chair: Paul Davie)
  • Mission & Social Responsibility (2020-21 Chair: Jo Counsell)
  • Social (2020-21 Chair: Mel Fletcher). 

The sub-groups usually meet at least three or four times a year.  Dates will be announced in due course.

Interested in serving on a Sub-group, but not on the PCC? - The membership of the Sub-Groups for 2021-22 will comprise PCC members and members of the church community.  If you are not on the PCC but might be interested in serving on a Sub-Group, please contact the relevant Chair (who will be able to answer any questions) and/or Fr Stuart.

Church Electoral Roll

The Church Electoral Roll is the basic list in every parish of all those entitled to vote on elections within the Church of England. Those entitled to have their names on this roll must be 16 years of age or more and they must reside in the relevant parish or be regular worshippers in church whose roll they wish to join. The roll is completely renewed every six years, the next time this occurs is 2025, at which point all members must re-apply for membership or else their names will be deleted. By this means, the continuing validity of the roll is maintained.

Joining the Electoral Roll opens the way for greater involvement in the life of your Church, at deanery, diocesan and national levels as well as being entitled to vote at the Annual Parochial Church Meeting. With your name on the Electoral Roll, the strength of the Church can be seen in your area and across the county.

If you want to be on the Electoral Roll for St Wulfram’s Church, please complete for form below. The next APCM (Annual Parochial Church Meeting) will take place on 8 May 2022. If you think you might be interested in standing for election to the PCC on that occasion, you need to join the Electoral Roll at least six months beforehand (ie by the end of October 2021).

To check which parish you are a resident in please the link to go to the Church of England's website for A Church Near You