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The Annual Meetings 2020
The Annual Meeting is normally held before the end of May each year but was postponed this year due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The Church of England has stated that the meeting must be held by 31 October 2020.
The Annual Meeting actually consists of two meetings -
Please ring 01332 881025 or email email@example.com to add your name to the list for seats. The closing date will be 11 October.
A pack of information about the meetings will be distributed to all those on the current Electoral Roll plus other regular worshipers two weeks before the meeting.
Although the Electoral Roll was revised and displayed in church prior to the originally planned Annual Meeting in April, this has to be repeated. Therefore the Electoral Roll will be open for revision bewteen 13 Sep and 27 Sep 2020. Under the Church Representation Rules any lay persons are entitled to have their names entered on the roll if the person:
a) is baptised
b) is 16 or over, and
c) has made one of the following declarations and duly applied for enrolment.
The first declaration is that the person is a member of the Church of England or of a Church in communion with it and is resident in the ecclesiastical parish of Denby.
The second declaration is that the person is a member of the Church of England or of a Church in communion with it, is not resident in the parish, but has habitually attended public worship in the parish during the preceding six months.
The third declaration is that the person is a member in good standing of a Church which is not in communion with the Church of England but subscribes to the doctrine of the Holy Trinity and is also a member of the Church of England and has habitually attended public worship in the parish during the preceding six months.
Application Forms for enrolment can be obtained from the Church Electoral Roll Officer or PCC secretary (ring 01332 881025), or email firstname.lastname@example.org
In order for a person to be entitled to attend the annual parochial church meeting and to take part in its proceedings, an Application Form for enrolment must be returned by the date shown above for the ending of the revision of the Church Electoral Roll by the Parochial Church Council.
Elections will be held at the Meetings for
a) 2 Churchwardens
b) 2 Deanery Synod Representatives
c) 6 Lay members of the Parochial Church Council
Nominations Forms for these elections can be obtained from the PCC secretary on 01332 881025 or by emailing email@example.com
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