Annual Parochial Church Meeting
The Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM) is held each year before April 30th. Anyone who is on the church electoral roll may attend and vote at the meeting.
It is a legal requirement to hold the meeting and certain items of business must be carried out. These include:
Receiving reports on the electoral roll of the church, the proceedings of the PCC, the church finances, the buildings and property of the church, Church life and the work of the Deanery Synod.
Electing people to serve on the PCC and, every three years, to the Deanery Synod.
Appointing welcomers for the Church.
Appointing an independent examiner for the PCC accounts.
The meeting may discuss these matters and anything else of parochial or general church interest.
The Churchwardens' Meeting
The APCM is usually immediately preceded by a separate meeting of all parishioners. This is a joint meeting of those who are on the church electoral roll and anyone who is on the register of local government electors for the parish. This meeting has only one purpose which is to elect the Churchwardens of the parish for the coming year.
Please make every effort to attend if you are on the electoral roll.
The dates for this year's meetings are as follows:
The Parish of Staverton with Hilperton Marsh: Thursday April 4th at 7.30pm at St Mary's Horse Road
The Parish of Hilperton and Whaddon: Sunday April 7th at 11.30am at St Michaels, The Knap, Hilperton
The Parish of St George Semington:Sunday April 28th at 10.30am at St Georges.