Parochial Church Council (PCC)
Harnham Parish is entitled to have 12 elected members of the laity on the Parochial Church Council (PCC), due to the fact that there are almost 200 members on the Church Electoral Roll.
The PCC meets six times during the year. Once a year there is the Annual Parochial Church Meeting, which can be attended by anyone on the Church Electoral Roll.
The following people serve on the PCC:
Revd. Becky Roberts – Vicar
Revd. Julian Poppleton – Assistant Priest
Charles Woodd – Churchwarden at St.George’s
Robert Salkeld – Churchwarden at All Saints
Neil Turpin – Deanery Synod Representative
Katy Carter – Deanery Synod Representative
Vacant – Deanery Synod Representative
- Emma Wilson
- Olivia Thomson
- Debbie Mussellwhite
- Jill Tilley
- Sue Reeder
- Julia Woodford
- Val Overton
- Ann McGarry
Treasurer – Michael Fisher
Linda Baker PCC Secretary and Parish Administrator
In addition to the PCC and Standing Committee meetings there are a further 9 committees responsible for different aspects of the parish. They are:
MISSION AND VISION
Enable vision and strategy for church community eg. mission statement, mission action plan
- Review mission in light of recent research
- Communicate mission and vision to wider church
- Stewardship campaign
- Review Awaygiving and support of mission and evangelism
- Ensure mission and evangelism are a priority
- Review worshipping life of church
- Plan special services
- Plan music for services
- Plan and review learning about the Christian faith
- Organise a variety of social events
- Organise events that support new members of the church and the range of ages
- Organise events that engage with various age groups in the wider community to promote the Mission of the Parish
- Reveiw and improve how the Parish churches communicates with the church and wider community
- include computer media, church links, notice boards in church and outside church, leaflets, publicity, magazine
- Two church properties – All Saints, St.George’s
- Plan and review the upkeep of church buildings in line with the Quinquenniel inspection reports
- Be proactive about promoting best use of church buildings in line with the mission of the church
- Promote best use of the hall as a building that serves the community
- Plan and review the upkeep of the hall
- The hall transformation project
There is a separate committee responsible for fundraising for the hall transformation project.
Includes Messy Church, Junior School Foundation Governors, 3B’s, links to St George’s Toddlers and Youth Group
- Plan and review activities that promote wellbeing of children in our community
- Enable children to learn about the love of God
- Build up links with Groups, organisations and people in Harnham.
- Use the various buildings and green spaces to hold events.
- Build on the events from 2015
- Make more of the “Friends of Harnham Churches” and encourage new members.
- Seek to involve new people.
- Raise funds for the Church.
Raising funds towards the Parish Hall Transformation Project.
Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM)
The Annual Parochial Church Meeting is on Sunday 29th May in the Parish Hall, following Communion Service at 10.00am.
Information for those on the Electoral Roll regarding APCM
Important APCM information
Safeguarding Representative: Mrs Pam Macklin
Safeguarding Policy is reviewed annually. (Next review due March 2019)