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These pages contain useful information for wardens, PCCs and copies of the briefing slides about the roles and responsibilities of Churchwardens.  

Information about the DAC and online faculty system is here.  The presentations given at recent briefings are below.

Other useful information is on the pages Church Buildings and Parish Information

The 2017 copy  of Archdeacons Visitation News is here 

The Archdeacons  suggest this booklist for Churchwardens and PCC members - many might be available second hand via the usual websites.  You could also ask if previous wardens have a copies they could pass on to you.

 June 2016 PCC Trustee Information (Slide presentation)

June 2016 PCC Church Representation Rules (slide presentation) 

 The online version of the Church Representation Rules is on the Church of England website andcan be found here

  June 2016  New Churchwardens Presentation

   June 2016 - Churchwardens' Primary duties

Faculty Briefings

Introduction to the briefings, a briefing, an overview of the Online Faculty System and further information 

 Further Guidance

At a PCC training evening, a query was raised regarding employees holding a Bishop's licence and their inclusion on the PCC. Information can be found here.



 Information on parochial fees is to be found here together with other financial information.


Other information 

Quinquennial Inspection Report

Report of the working party on metal theft - Church Buildings Council


Lead Theft

  1. As from July 2011 our churches insured by EIG are NOT insured for lead theft
  2. A church must be SMARTWATERED to be insured for lead/copper theft – and that is up to £5k for replacement, and up to £5k for water damage in any one year
  3. If a church has an approved roof alarm then the sums allowed become £10k for repair of lead/copper, and up to £10k for water damage in any one year
  4. When there is scaffolding for any reason you must contact Ecclesiastical and get advice and protection

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