Go back to normal view
What is the Parochial Church Council (PCC)?
The PCC is responsible for the maintenance of the church buildings and grounds and, with the vicar, for deciding how the church's money is to be spent. They are the equivalent to the Church's Governing Body, together with the Vicar, who has the care of Souls. The PCC has the right to be consulted about major changes to the forms of worship used in the parish. It is also formally the employer of the church's paid workers.
The PCC currently comprises of 15 members:
|Father Grant Cohen (Priest-in-charge)||Chair|
|Virginia Parrott||Stewardship Secretary|
|Linda Lucking||Communications Committee|
|Trixie Muirhead||Social Committee and Fundraising|
|Joye Foster||Health and Safety Officer|
|Corinne Fernandes||Social Committee and Fundraising|
Standing Committee - carries out the work of the full PCC between PCC meetings, including anything urgent that does not justify calling an extraordinary meeting of the whole PCC. The opening group of seven members on the above list make up the Standing Committee.
St James' takes issues around safeguarding very seriously and undertakes an annual Safeguarding Audit