The Parochial Church Council

The Parochial Church Council (PCC) oversee all aspects of the life and work of St Peter’s Church, including our worship, our service and outreach to the local community, our children’s work, the finances and fabric of the church and any new initiatives.

The Committee comprises clergy serving at St Peter’s, churchwardens,  and elected members of the congregation. Members are elected for a three year term at our Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM). People are eligible to stand for two three year terms before they must have a break.

Currently serving on St Peter’s PCC are:
Clergy: Revd Charles Draper, Revd Viv Bridges, Revd Jo Coney, Revd William Whyte, Dr Tony Lemon
Churchwardens: Wendy Sobey and Michael Daniell
Elected PCC members: Michael Appleton, Clare Balme, Evelyn Bryant, Megan Carberry, Bill Clarke, Diana Clews, Andrew Dorman (Treasurer), Diane Edwards, Caroline Harding (Secretary), Beth Knowles, Kevin Minns, Mark Pyper, Jack Sobey, Val Tate

Representatives on other Committees
Fabric & Finance Committee: Michael Daniell, Kevin Minns (Chair), Gordon Balme (Clerk of Works), Phil Morton, Bill Edwards
Partnership Enabling Group: Vicar, Churchwardens
Cutteslowe Enabling Group: Vicar, Diana Clews
Churches Together in North Oxford (CTNO): Phillipa & Christopher Hardman, Jenny Gerrard
Mission Committee: Diana Clews, Anne Dorman, Caroline Harding responsible for overviewing supported charities & annually allocating 10% of planned giving.
Safeguarding Officer – Joanna Coney
Observer to the URC Elders Meeting – Diana Clews
Village Hall Committee representative – Michael Daniell
Partnership Enabling Group representatives – Charles Draper, Wendy Sobey and  Michael Daniell
Cutteslowe Enabling Group representatives – Charles Draper and Diana Clews.
Deanery Synod representatives– Diana Clews, Michael Daniell, Mark Pyper (one vacancy exists)
Churches Together in North Oxford representatives – Christopher and Phillipa Hardman, and Jenny Gerrard
Stewardship Recorder – Clive Williams
Cashiers – Rosemary Williams and John Waugh

Meetings: The PCC meets four times a year to discuss church business, usually at 7:30pm in the Old School Room. Minutes are available on the notice board at the back of the church. The 2017/18 calendar is:

12 September 2017
21 November 2017
16 January 2018
13 March 2018

Annual Parochial Church Meeting is open to all on the electoral roll. The next meeting is on Saturday 21 April 2018 at 10:00am in St Peter’s Church.

APCM Report 2016