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 attending St Peter’s PCC are:
Elected PCC members: Megan Carberry, Bill Clarke, Diana Edwards, Steve Goddard, Beth Knowles, Val Tate, Caroline Pepys.

Ex-officio: Charles Draper (Vicar), Sarah Flashman, Shei Crowther, Viv Bridges, William Whyte (all Clergy),  Tony Lemon (Lay Minister), Wendy Sobey (Churchwarden), William & Sandy Capel  (Churchwarden, deputy churchwarden resp.), Clare Balme (Secretary), Andrew Dorman (Treasurer), Anne Dorman (Children and Families Worker), Kevin Minns (Fabric & Finance Committee), Diana Clews,  Sarah Cotterill (both Deanery Synod), Mary Horwitz (URC Representative)

Representatives on other Committees
Communications Group: Val Tate
SW Partnership Enabling Group: Vicar, Churchwardens
Cutteslowe Enabling Group: Vicar, Diana Clews
Churches Together in North Oxford (CTNO): Phillipa & Christopher Hardman
Mission Giving Committee: Diana Clews, Anne Dorman, Caroline Harding
GDPR Data Compliance Officer – Val Tate
Observer to the URC Elders Meeting
– Diana Clews
Village Hall Committee representative –
Stewardship Recorder – Roddy Eatock Taylor
Cashiers – Rosemary Williams and Caroline Pepys

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 next meeting is on 21 May at 7pm.

Annual Parochial Church Meeting is open to all on the electoral roll. The last meeting was 6 April 2019. Click here  to download the APCM 2019 booklet, churchwardens’ and committees’ reports. Click here to download the Summertown-Wolvercote Partnership 2019 report.