A PCC is a Parochial Church Council and consists of the clergy and churchwardens of the parish, together with a number of representatives of the laity elected by the annual parochial church meeting of each parish.
Its powers and duties are defined by legislation, and it has the responsibility of co-operating with the interim minister in promoting the mission of the Church in its parish.
Formally, a PCC is responsible for the financial affairs of the Church and the care and maintenance of the church fabric and its contents.
Members of the PCC include: the Interim Minister, (Rev Patrick Mukholi), the Lay Chair (vacant), the Hon. Treasurer (Colin Yates), the Hon. Deputy Treasurer, (Richard Burton), the Hon. Secretary (Penny Stringer) Church Warden, St Peter’s (Anne Crewe), Church Warden St Martin’s (vacant), Church Warden St Mary’s (Lesley Philpot) Assistant Church Wardens St Mary’s, (Jonathan Hemsley and Sharon C), Andrea Stephens (St Peter’s), Margaret Smith, Maggie Taylor, Michael Dickinson (St Martin’s) Richard Loveys and Marian Stevens (St Mary’s)
Standing Committee representatives: The Interim Minister, The Lay Chair the Church Wardens, the Assistant Church Wardens, the Hon. Secretary, the Hon. Treasurer and the Hon Deputy Treasurer
Deanery Synod representatives: - vacant (St Peter’s) Lesley Philpot (St Mary’s) Vacancy (St Martin’s)
The PCC may be contacted via the Church Office
- Church Office
- c/o St Martins Church Rd
- Chavey Down
- SL5 8RR