Parish of Braddan

MEETING OF PARISHIONERS

A meeting of the parishioners of the parish of Braddan will be held in Braddan Church Hall on Tuesday 25th April 2017 at 7.30 pm for the purpose of appointing four churchwardens of the parish.

The following persons are entitled to attend the meeting and vote:

To be appointed churchwarden a person must be —

A person is disqualified for being a churchwarden if he or she —

A candidate must be nominated and seconded in writing before the meeting, by persons entitled to attend the meeting. The nomination must include a statement signed by the candidate that he or she is willing to serve as churchwarden and is not disqualified.

ANNUAL PAROCHIAL CHURCH MEETING

The Annual Parochial Church Meeting will be held in Braddan Church Hall on Tuesday 25th April 2017 at 7.45 pm (or as soon thereafter as the meeting of parishioners to appoint churchwardens is concluded)

NOTES

1. All persons whose names are entered upon the church electoral roll of the parish (and such persons only) are entitled to vote at the election of parochial representatives of the laity.

2. Subject to the provisions of rule 12(2)(c), a person is qualified to be elected a parochial representative of the laity if —

  1. his name is entered on the church electoral roll of the parish and, unless he is under the age of 18 years at the date of the election, has been so entered for at least the preceding period of 6 months; and
  2. he is an actual communicant, which means that he has received communion according to the use of the Church of England or a Church in communion with the Church of England at least three times during the twelve months preceding the date of the election;
  3. he is of 16 years or upwards.

3. Any person whose name is on the electoral roll may be a sidesman.