Electoral Roll

The electoral roll is the list of names and addresses of a churchs membership. Every person listed on the Roll is eligible to attend the Annual Parochial Church Meeting. 

The roll is renewed every six years. In years when the roll is not renewed, it is updated with the names of any new members and the names of those who are no longer members are taken off.

Notices of revision should be advertised 5-6 weeks before the APCM. Anyone who is not already a member and wishes to be entered on the Roll should fill out an application form. The appropriate changes will then be made. The amended Electoral Roll is then displayed between 15- 28 days before the Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM). Some parishes have an Electoral Roll Officer who will organise this.

The application form to join an electoral roll is Form SG1 (Application for Enrolment on the Church Electoral Roll) and can be found in the Church Representation Rules.

No-one over 18 can be elected to the PCC until they have been Electoral Roll members for six months. People under the age of 18 can be elected to the PCC from their sixteenth birthday.




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