ST MARY'S ANNUAL CHURCH MEETING (APCM)

Click here for APCM agenda and booklet

Click here to email office to book your place at the APCM on 7 October 7:45pm for 8pm start at St Mary's Church



St Mary's APCM is usually held in April or May but due to lockdown this will now take place on Wednesday 7 October 2020 at 8pm start at St Mary's Church.  

The Electoral Roll and Finances are reported on at this meeting as well as looking back with thanksgiving over the last year. 

On this page you will find details of: 
The Electoral Roll (and the form to complete to join)
Details of PCC and Deanery Synod applications
APCM papers (see link at top of page)

At this meeting the Churchwardens are elected or re-elected and also new members of the PCC (Parochial Church Council) and Deanery Synod are introduced and elected. 
 

PCC and Deanery Synod Members

If you would like to be considered to be nominated as a PCC member or a Deanery Synod member, you will become a Trustee of St Mary's Loughton.  Please feel free to speak to Malcolm if you would like some more information. 


Qualifications for the PCC and Deanery Synod (members of which will also stand on St. Mary’s PCC)
 
Those to be elected must be:

Aged 17 or over
On the Electoral Roll (to be on the electoral roll you must have attended St Mary's for at least 6 months and be baptised)
Baptised Christians who regularly receive communion at St. Mary’s.         
Available to attend the PCC meetings (meetings approximately 6 times a year - Wednesdays) and if elected for Deanery Synod, Deanary Synod meetings as well which take place                     approximately four times a year and report back to the PCC.      
 
 The PCC and Deanery Synod representatives are elected by the congregation.  In St. Mary’s we are concerned to find men and women who are:
        called by the Lord to serve in this way
        committed to the worshipping life and activities of St. Mary’s
        ready to lay aside personal interests in looking for the vision of the Church
        prepared to help the incumbent, giving time and prayer to reach decisions together
        willing to share the responsibility for the maintenance, care and preservation of the church property
        willing to take an active interest in and responsibility for the giving, budgets and accounts of the Church
        prepared to commit themselves to attending all the meetings of the PCC and, where appropriate the  Deanery Synod, as far as possible 

Nomination form for PCC member - click here

Nomination form for Deanery Synod member - click here

Trustee forms (please read if you would like to stand as a PCC or Deanery Synod member) - click here

 

Electoral Roll:

This is now closed for this APCM - if you would like to join the Electoral Roll please complete the form and send it to the office and you can be added on ready to be eligible to vote next year. 

If you have been attending St Mary's for at least 6 months and are baptised and at least 16 years of age, you are able to join the Electoral Roll and you will need to complete a form - click here for the form
Please complete it and return it to office@stmarysloughton.com marked for the attention of Julie Lee our Electoral Roll Officer. 

Notice of Electoral Roll 2020

 

St Mary's Operations Manager, 20/08/2020