The PCC met on 8 February 2012 when the following matters were discussed:
New Store room – Final plans submitted to Council – awaiting approval.
Refurbishment of Kitchen – kitchen designers and commercial dish washers to be investigated.
Finance: A gift aid repayment was due, but envelopes not quite meeting parish share increased payment for 2012.
Messy Church: Awaiting result of grant application made for funds towards this project. Good Friday workshops to be opened up to pre-school children if accompanied by an adult.
Mission and Spirituality: Minutes circulated – Lent course planning had taken place – to be based on St. Paul and his epistles. Summer talks – speakers to be invited from other faiths.
Pastoral: Minutes circulated
Social: Minutes circulated – 40’s evening planned for 14 July – detailed later. Jubilee Tea Party in Churchyard open to community – 5 June 3-5 p.m. – tea, cakes and games.
Buildings and Finance – Minutes circulated – a brainstorming session had taken place regarding application for grant funding towards new projects.
Coventry Pilgrimage Walk – 3 to 5 June – to mark the 50th anniversary of opening of Coventry Cathedral. Bishop of Warwick walking from Atherstone via Mancetter and Hartshill, to Coton.
Archbishop of Canterbury to visit Arley and other areas at the end of May.
Archdeacon had visited our parish and wishes Mick to share ideas with other churches. He had suggested lay members be involved in leading services. This may be necessary during interregnum.
Mick would contact Diocese to see if advice was available on Solar panels.
Date of next meeting APCM 22 April – no meeting during Lent