Sunday 18th October 2020 - 10.30am Service at St Gabriel's followed by APCM at 1200 noon.

This Sunday immediately after the service we will be holding our parish's APCM (Annual Parochial Church Meeting)

Everyone is welcome to stay but only those on the electoral role will be eligible to vote on such things as election to the PCC, choosing of Wardens, election to the deanery synod and such like.

The following is an extract from the Church of England website regarding what needs to happen at an APCM

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9.    (1)  The annual meeting shall receive from the parochial church council and shall be free to discuss -

(a)  a report on changes in the roll since the last annual parochial church meeting or, in a year in which a new roll is prepared, a report on the numbers entered on the new roll;

(b)  an annual report on the proceedings of the parochial church council and the activities of the parish generally;

(c)  the financial statements of the parochial church council for the year ending on the 31st December immediately preceding the meeting, independently examined or audited as provided by paragraph (3) hereof;

(d)  a report upon the fabric, goods and ornaments of the church or churches of the parish, under section 51 of the Care of Churches and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1991; and

(e)  a report on the proceedings of the deanery synod.


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