How the Church Works
The Parochial Church Council (PCC)
The PCC is the group that has the legal responsibility for running the church. The 2019 Annual Parochial Church Meeting Booklet can be downloaded here.
The PCC appoints people to take on particular roles and has established a number committees to carry out the churches work.
The membership of the PCC is as follows:
|Incumbent and Chair*||Revd Phil Bradford|
|Member of Group Clergy*||Revd Sarah Cottrill|
|Lay Vice||Sue Bale|
|Member ||Jane Askew|
|Deanery Synod Representative*||Margaret Rutter|
|Deanery Synod Representative*||Graham Evans|
|Deanery Synod Representative*||Bill Amos|
* Clergy, Churchwardens and Deanery Synod Representatives sit ex officio on the PCC by right of their roles. All other members are elected to three-year terms.
Roles Appointed by the PCC
Safeguarding Officer: Jane Askew
Health and Safety Officer: Brian Askew
Electoral Roll Officer: Graham Evans
Estates Manager: Brian Askew
Organist and Choirmaster: John Brierley
Parish Administrator: Liz Edwards
Data Controller: The PCC
Committees Appointed by the PCC
The Vicar and Churchwardens are ex-officio on all Committees.
Standing Committee: the Standing Committee has the power to transact the business of the PCC in between its meetings. It always consists of the PCC Chair, Lay Vice Chair, Treasurer, and both Churchwardens, but may also include other members of Group clergy and other members selected by the PCC.
Charity Committee: Sarah Cottrill – Chair, Margaret Rutter – Treasurer, Beth Broadway – Secretary, Margaret Morris, Luise Horrocks, Barbara Willis, Graham Willis.
Pastoral Committee: Sylvia Render - Pastoral Care Leader, Janet and Walter Hart, Yvonne Hardwick, Sue Bale, Ruth Reeves and Sue Hussell.
Accommodation Committee: Brian Askew - Estates Manager, Gordon Templeton and Chris Rees.