Under the Church Representation Rules a new Church Electoral Roll is being prepared. All persons who wish to have their names entered on the new Roll, whether their names are entered on the present Roll or not, are requested to apply for enrolment not later than
_________________SUNDAY 24TH MARCH 2019_______________
The new Roll will come into operation on MONDAY 22ND APRIL 2019
The new Roll shall be published for not less than 14 days from 7th APRIL 2019.
Under the Church Representation Rules any lay persons are entitled to have their names entered on the roll if they—
(i) are baptised and aged 16 or over;
(ii) have signed a form of application for enrolment;
(iii) are members of the Church of England or of any Church in communion with the Church of England being resident in the parish or (not being resident in the parish) having habitually attended public worship in the parish during the six months prior to the application for enrolment;
(iv) are members in good standing of a Church (not in communion with the Church of England) which subscribes to the doctrine of the Holy Trinity declaring themselves also to be members of the Church of England and having habitually attended public worship in the parish during the period of six months prior to enrolment.
Forms of application for enrolment can be obtained from the Trevor Downs, 10 Heather Glade, or at the back of church. In order to be entitled to attend the annual parochial church meeting and to take part in its proceedings, forms of application for enrolment must be returned by the earlier of the dates shown above.