May 10, 2018

There will be a meeting of the Parochial Church Council in All Saints’ Church House, New High Street, Headington, Oxford on Thursday 10th May 2017 at 7.45pm. The meeting will be preceded by a celebration of the Holy Communion for Ascension Day at 7pm.


1. Opening prayers

2. Apologies for absence­

3. Proposal to co-opt Prof. Janet Burton to the P.C.C for 2018-19

4. Minutes of the meeting of the P.C.C. held on 13th February 2018 and the meeting of the Standing Committee on Wednesday 18th April – Mr. C. H. Openshaw

5. Matters arising from the minutes (not agenda items)

a) Paperwork following the Annual Meetings – Mr. C. H. Openshaw

b) Exterior lighting – Mr. J. R. J. Larminie

c) Altar linen – The Vicar

d) Icelandic Choir Concert – Mrs. C. E. Hodgkinson

6. Appointment of Officers for 2018-2019

a) Vice-Chair of the P.C.C. – Lady M. B. Crofton

b) Hon. Secretary – Mr. C. H. Openshaw

c) Hon. Treasurer – Mr. H. G. Scrutton

d) Electoral Roll Officer – Lady M. B. Crofton

e) Parish Safeguarding Officer – Mr. C. H. Openshaw

f) Parish Children’s Advocate – Mr. J. R. J. Larminie

g) Regular Giving Envelope Scheme Officer

h) Publicity Officer

7. Appointment of Sub-Committees for 2018-2019

a) The Standing Committee

b) The Stewardship Committee with responsibility for the Annual Gift Day Appeal

c) The Church House Management Committee

d) The Bazaar Committee

e) The Summer Festival of Music and the Arts Committee

g) The Social Committee

i) The Garden Committee

j) The Church Garth Committee

k) The Online Committee

l) The Events Management Committee

8. Appointment of representatives on:

a) The Cowley Deanery Synod – Dr. T. L. Massingham and Miss R. C. Tucker

b) The Cowley Deanery Pastoral Committee – The Church Wardens

c) Churches Together in Headington – Miss E. M. Vause

d) World Day of Prayer Committee for Headington – Miss V. P. Boulter

9. Coffee Morning on Wednesday 16th May – Mrs. C. E. Hodgkinson

10. Visit to Chichester Cathedral Flower Festival on 31st May – Mrs. C. E. Hodgkinson

11. Street Party in conjunction with Highfield Residents’ Association – Sunday 24th June – Miss V. P. Boulter and Mrs. C. E. Hodgkinson

12. Annual Gift Day Appeal 2018 – The Vicar

13. Summer Festival of Music and the Arts – The Vicar

14. The Church Garden – Lady M. B. Crofton

15. Safeguarding Training for all Church volunteers
– Mr. C. H. Openshaw

16. Events Management Committee Report – Mrs. C. E. Hodgkinson

17. Church Social Committee – Miss R. C. Tucker

18. Online Committee Report – Miss R. C. Tucker

19. All Saints’ Church House – Mr. J. R. J. Larminie

a) Report

b) Allocation of funds within Parish Hall Trust (1942) Account

20. Church Garth – Mr. J. R. J. Larminie

a) Report

b) Tenancy agreement

c) Role descriptions for Lay Clerks and Director of Music

21. General Data Protection Regulations – Mr. C. H. Openshaw

22. Report on the meeting of the Cowley Deanery Synod – Dr. T. L. Massingham

23. Ecumenism – Miss E. M. Vause

24. Any Other Business

a) Christian Aid Week – Mr. C. H. Openshaw

b) Date of next meeting of the Bazaar Committee – Miss V. P. Boulter

c) Proposal to hold a Taize service in place of Evensong on the fifth Sunday of the month – Miss R. C. Tucker

25. Date of Next Meeting