Annual Parochial Church Meeting

Notice is herby given that the Annual Parochial Church Meeting and Vestry meeting will be held on Sunday 28th April 2019, after the Morning service.

The Vestry meeting is for the Election of Churchwardens for the ecclesiastical parish of Christ Church Sowerby Bridge.  This meeting may be attended by:

  • All persons whose names are entered on the church electoral roll of the parish.
  • All persons resident in the parish whose names are entered on a register of local government electors by reason of such residence 

The APCM meeting follows the Vestry meeting and maybe attended by:

  • All persons whose names are entered on the church electoral roll of the parish.

Notice is herby given that under the Church Representaion 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 preset roll or not, are required to apply for enrolment not later than SATURDAY 14th APRIL 2019.  The new roll will come into operation on Sunday 15th April 2019.

Membership of the electoral roll, is membership of the church and entitles you to attend the Church Annual Meeting and vote.  To be entered onto the Electoral roll you must:

  • Live within the ecclesiastical parish of Christ Church Sowerby Bridge or
  • have been a regularly attending Christ Church Sowerby Bridge for at least 6 months.

For more information and an application form please speak to our churchwardens or they can be downloaded from here.

Letter from the Vicar regarding the Church Electoral Roll

Electoral roll application form

2017 APCM Reports

 2016 APCM Report