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    Archdeaconry Day (Sarum)

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    Saturday, 3 September 2022, 9:30am
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    Join the Chaplain to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, exploring how to better support the deaf community in church, and learn some basic sign language.
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Parish and PCC

by Michael Ford last modified 14 Mar, 2022 02:40 PM

Training for Parish workers: Churchwardens, Parochial Church Councils, Safeguarding Officers, Treasurers...

Updated Listing = latest updates

Updated Listing Click here for the Parish Reference Manual (updated March 2018) which provides summary information on legal requirements and good practice for PCCs, Churchwardens and Incumbents.

When and Where?

What do we cover?

  • Understanding our Diocese – structures and governance
  • Status and functions of the PCC
  • Responsibilities of PCC members as charity trustees
  • Resources to support our parishes

Secretaries

  • What does a secretary do?
  • PCC meetings and Sub-Committees
  • The Annual Parochial Church Meeting and the preparing the Annual Report
  • Membership of the PCC and Elections

Treasurers

  • Records and Accounts
  • Independent Examination / Audit
  • Accountability
  • Parochial Fees
  • Gift Aid
  • Excepted Status
  • Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme
  • Share

Courses provide an opportunity to meet some of the people you are likely to contact in the Diocesan Office and discuss common issues.

Useful Books

We recommend the following sources of reference for secretaries (S) and treasurers (T):

  • (S)     Church Representation Rules 2011
  • (S/T)  Practical Church Management (2014)
  • (T)     The Charities Act 2011 & the PCC (5th edition)

These are available at training sessions and from the Diocesan Office.

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