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Parish Council

Parish Council

PARISH COUNCIL 2023

Revd Sally Buckley (Chair)

Judy Ross (Warden, Social Secretary)

Harold Luxton (Warden, Treasurer)

Tom Sheard (Warden)

Sally Prickett (Safe Church Rep)

Victoria Castiglione (Minutes Secretary)

Marion Jamison (Secretary)

Jane James (Mission Secretary)

Bev Dixon

SYNOD REPS

Victoria Castiglione, Alison Kenworthy

Alternate Reps: Jane James, Bev Dixon

 including
Minutes of 2023 AMP
Reports & Financial Statements
Parish Council Resolutions
RESOLUTIONS
(previous year in Annual Report)

ANGLICAN PARISH DENMARK-WALPOLE

ANNUAL MEETING of PARISHIONERS:  SUNDAY  25th FEBRUARY

Noon, St Leonard’s

 

ELECTORAL ROLL Parishioners need to be on the Electoral Roll in order to vote. Forms are on the greeting desk for new members or updates. The roll will be available to check if unsure of your registration.  See below for definition of Voting Parishioner**             Closing date:  28th JAN

 

NOMINATIONS FOR PARISH COUNCIL 

Each must receive the support of at least 50% of voters.

 

COUNCILLORS (1 year term)

Jane James, Janice Hill, Bev Dixon, Jan Pattinson

 

WARDENS (3 year term): Harold Luxton, Tom Sheard

PRIEST’S APPOINTMENTS TO PC:

Alison Kershaw and Marion Jamison (Councillors)

Tine Adams  (Warden)

VOTING

Ballots can be cast Sunday 18TH FEB, and Sunday 25TH FEB

 

GENERAL BUSINESS: Parishioners need to give Rev Sally notice of any items before 25th Feb.

 

**The Parochial Statute 2017 - 2021 (Amended 6 October 2021) 5. Definitions Clause

  1. Parishioner – a person who regularly attends public worship within the Diocese.

  2. Voting Parishioner(s) – A lay person may be enrolled as a Voting Parishioner provided: a) They are a baptised communicant member of the Anglican Church; and b) They have regularly attended public worship during the preceding three months in a parish within the Diocese; and c) They have attained the age of 18 years; and d) They have taken communion in the parish at least three times in the preceding 12 months; and e) They have elected to be on the parish electoral roll of the parish and no other except with the approval of the Bishop; and f) They have completed the Declaration found in Schedule 9 which will be kept on the public register.

  3. Members of other Churches a) A lay parishioner who is a baptised and communicant member of another Christian denomination may become a Voting Parishioner provided the other conditions in (ii) b) to e) above are met; and the Bishop gives consent. b) A clergy person whether retired, or with an active or limited licence from another Christian denomination cannot be a Lay Voting Parishioner

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