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Parochial Church Council (PCC)


All Anglican churches have a committee of men and women called a PCC meaning Parochial Church Council.  The PCC's responsibilities are spiritual, legal, financial, missional, and ministerial.  The following definitions are helpful:
 
Parochial – the Church of England organises itself according to units of geographical territory called parishes (Gk. para-oikos meaning beside the dwellings). Anglican Christians should, therefore, be highly committed to mission to their ‘parish’ (i.e. the people we live beside and among).
 
Church – the local or ‘parish’ church is a gathering of Christians in which the pure word of God (i.e. the bible) is preached and taught, and the sacraments (i.e. baptism and holy communion) are properly administered. All PCC members must subscribe to this understanding of the church and be active, regular church attenders.
 
Council - a committee of Christian fellow-workers elected from the congregation by the congregation. Its role is to co-operate with the minister in the whole mission of the church. It does this by consulting together with the minister on matters of general concern and importance to the parish.

The PCC is comprised of ex officio (meaning ‘those who serve out of duty’) and elected members of St John’s Church.  The PCCs primary duty is to co-operate with the incumbent (i.e. Nigel) in promoting the mission of the church, and to consult with him on matters of general concern and importance to the parish.

Every PCC member has legal responsibilities as a Trustee under the Charities Act.  The PCC’s legal duties include 1) the stewardship of church finances, 2) maintenance and development of church buildings (including health and safety), 3) care and management of church assets, and 4) child protection.

 
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Family Communion
10:30 Sunday 4 June, St John's Church, Penge
Little Fish!
09:30 Wednesday 7 June, St John's Church, Penge
Parish prayer meeting
20:00 Wednesday 7 June, See church notice sheet for location
Mid-Week Communion
12:00 Thursday 8 June, St John's Church, Penge
Morning Worship
10:30 Sunday 11 June, St John's Church, Penge
Little Fish!
09:30 Monday 12 June, St John's Church, Penge
Little Fish!
09:30 Wednesday 14 June, St John's Church, Penge
Big Fish!
09:00 Saturday 17 June, St John's Church, Penge