Parish (Pastoral) Council

The Parish (Pastoral) Council is a consultative body drawn from parishioners to advise the Parish Priest.  It meets twice a term to discuss parish issues and provide guidance on parish affairs.  Its purpose is to come together in prayer to ensure that the activities and aims of parish groups are within the parish vision and mission, and that they contribute to the further development and needs of the parish.  The Parish Council Constitution sets out how this committee operates.

Dates of future meetings are as follows:

  • 21st November 2017

The 2017 Annual General Meeting will take place on Sunday, 1st October at 3pm in the Parish Centre.

Current members include:

  • John Bates

Chairman

Health & Safety and Safeguarding

  • Fr Michael Spain
Parish Priest
  • Fr Martin McDonald
Carmelite Community
  • John Forte
Finance Committee
  • Sally Taylor
Evangelisation Activity Group
  • Ros Burton
Liturgy & Church Activity Group
  • Stephen Forster
Outreach Activitiy Group
  • Kasia Misiewicz
Pastoral Activity Group
  • Nan Jacobson
Social Activity Group
  • Paul Rayner
Youth Activity Group
  • Doreen Pooley
Mass Representatives
  • Joan Barham
Secretary

Any matters requiring Council consideration should first be raised with the appropriate group, or if one does not exist, an officer of the Council.  Please direct any queries to the Chairman or Secretary via the Parish Office.

 

Meeting Minutes from our most recent meetings are provided below:

 

2016 Annual General Meeting

The Parish Annual General Meeting took place on Sunday 2nd October and was attended by 36 parishioners.  Read the Meeting Minutes and the Finance Chairman's Report.  Find out what's going on in the parish and how you can get involved by reading our 2016 Parish Annual Report.

Paper copies of these documents can be requested from the Parish Office.

 

2015 Annual General Meeting

The Parish Annual General Meeting took place on Sunday 27th September and was attended by 28 parishioners.  Read the Meeting Minutes and read the Finance Chairman's Report.  See our 2015 Annual Report to find out more about parish activities and the volunteer groups that give so generously of their time and talent for the benefit of others.

 

2014 Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting took place on Sunday, 28th September and was attended by just over 50 parishioners.  Read the Meeting Minutes and the Finance Chairman's Report.  See our 2014 Annual Report to find out more about what is happening in the parish and the many volunteer groups that keep everything going.

 

2013 Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) was an open meeting attended by just over 40 parishioners.  Read the Meeting Minutes, Fr John's Address and the Finance Chairman's Report.  Read the Annual Report and associated Financial Statement.

 

2012 Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) was an open meeting attended by just over 50 parishioners. Read the Meeting Minutes, Fr John's Address and the Finance Chairman's Report.

See the Letter from the Chairman, Finance Committee Report & Financial Statement. Review the Evangelisation, Liturgy & Church, Outreach, Pastoral, Social and Youth Activity Groups reports. Learn how they are organised in the Activity & Working Group Diagram. Find out about Mass Representatives.

 

See our A to Z Directory for details of parish groups and organisations.