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PCCs (Parochial Church Councils)

What is a PCC?

PCC stands for Parochial Church Council. PCCs were set up in 1919 as a successor to the Vestries, which had had their civil functions removed in 1894 with the establishment of civil parishes. Formally, the PCC is responsible for the financial affairs, and the care and maintenance of the church fabric and its contents. These latter responsibilities are executed by churchwardens. It also has a voice in the forms of service used by the church and may make representations to the Bishop on matters affecting the welfare of the parish.

Please note that members of our PCCs are either ex-officio or elected by the Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM) in accordance with the Church Representation Rules. Lists of current members can be found on the respective pages.

Meetings generally take place every two months throughout the year and are usually advertised elsewhere on the website, often in the calendar. You can use the links below to be taken to the respective pages for the churches.


St Katharine's
PCC Secretary: Eileen Metcalf

St Margaret's
PCC Secretary: Elaine Ford