St Peter / Balsall Common

Here will be the reports and details of the agenda etc for our Annual Parochial Meeting in March 2021

(The reports once accepted will be moved to a new permanent archive page) - previous years reports are also available.

NOTICE OF A MEETING FOR
THE ELECTION OF CHURCHWARDENS

Parish of St Peter’s Church, Balsall Common

A meeting for the election of churchwardens of St Peter’s Church will be conducted on-line, using ‘Zoom’.

on Sunday 7 March 2021 at 12:00 noon

This meeting may be attended by:

1.All persons whose names are entered on the church electoral roll of the parish and

2.All persons resident in the parish whose names are entered on a register of local government electors by reason of such residence

Signed _________________________________________ Minister

Dated ________________________________________

In this Notice “parish” means an ecclesiastical parish.

*A link to the meeting will be published during the week commencing 1st March 2021 in the newsletter and on St Peter’s website.

ST PETER’S CHURCH, BALSALL COMMON

62nd ANNUAL VESTRY MEETING

Sunday 7 March 2021 at Noon via a cloud-based video-conferencing service (Zoom)

AGENDA

1.Notice of convening meeting to be read

2.Apologies for absence

3.Minutes of Vestry Meeting held on 8 March 2020

4.Matters arising

5.Election of Churchwardens

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NOTICE OF ANNUAL PAROCHIAL CHURCH MEETING

The Parish of St Peter’s Church, Balsall Common

The Annual Parochial Church Meeting will be conducted on-line, also using ‘Zoom’, on the

7th of March 2021 at 12:00 noon

1.For election of parochial representatives of the laity as follows –

To the Deanery Synod - 2 representatives.

To the Parochial Church Council - 2 representatives.

2.For the appointment of the Independent Examiner or Auditor.

3.For the consideration of:

(a)a report on changes to the Roll since the last annual parochial church meeting

(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 council for the year ending on the 31st December preceding the meeting;

(d)the annual report on the fabric, goods and ornaments of the church or churches of the parish;

(e)a report of the proceedings of the deanery synod; and

(f)other matters of parochial or general Church interest.

(In this Notice, ‘parish’ means an ecclesiastical parish.)

Signed: ________________________________Date: _______________

Minister of the parish

Notes

1 Every lay person whose name is entered on the Church Electoral Roll of the parish (and no other person) is entitled to vote at the election of parochial representatives of the laity.

2 A person is qualified to be elected a parochial representative of the laity if –

(a) his or her name is entered on the Church Electoral Roll of the parish and, unless he or is under 18, has been entered there for at least the preceding six months;

(b) he or she is an actual communicant (which means that he has received Communion according to the use of the Church of England or of a Church in communion with the Church of England at least three times during the twelve months preceding the date of the election);

(c) he or she is at least 16; and,

(d) he or she is not disqualified as referred to in paragraph 3 of these Notes.

3(i) A person is disqualified from being nominated, chosen or elected or from serving as a churchwarden or a member of a parochial church council, a district church council or a joint council if the person is disqualified from being a trustee of a charity (and the disqualification is not subject to a waiver which permits membership of a parochial church council, district church council or joint council).

(ii) A person is disqualified from being nominated, chosen or elected or from serving as a member of a parochial church council, a district church council, a joint council or a deanery synod if the person is included in a barred list (within the meaning of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006).

(iii) A person is disqualified from being nominated, chosen or elected or from serving as a member of a parochial church council, a district church council, a joint council or a deanery synod if the person has been convicted of an offence mentioned in Schedule 1 to the Children and Young Persons Act 1933 (with that expression being construed in accordance with Rule 71(2) of the Church Representation Rules).

(iv) A person’s disqualification under sub-paragraph (3) may be waived by the bishop of the diocese by giving the person notice in writing.

(v) A person is disqualified from being nominated, chosen or elected or from serving as a member of a parochial church council if the person has been disqualified from holding office under section 10(6) of the Incumbent (Vacation of Benefices) Measure 1977.

4 A scheme is in operation in this parish which provides that any person entitled to vote in the elections of parochial representatives of the laity to the parochial church council or to the deanery synod or to both may apply on the appropriate form to the Minister of the parish (or other person signing below) for a postal vote. The completed form must be received before the commencement of the annual parochial church meeting. 

Agenda of the Annual Meeting:

ST PETER’S CHURCH, BALSALL COMMON

62ndANNUAL PAROCHIAL CHURCH MEETING

Sunday 7 March 2021 at noon via a cloud based video-conferencing service (Zoom)

AGENDA

1.Notice of convening meeting to be read

2.Apologies for absence

3.Minutes of 61stParochial Church Meeting held on Sunday 8 March 2020

4.Matters arising

5.Treasurer’s Report and Accounts for 2020

6.Report of Vicar

7.CFM Report

8.Electoral Roll Officer’s Report

9.PCC Secretary’s Report

10.Churchwardens’ Report

11.Deanery Synod Report

12.List of Sides Persons

13.Election of two Parochial Church Council members

14.Election of two Deanery Synod members

15.Appointment of Independent Examiner

16.Attached Reports of Church Organisations

17.Any other business