Church of England Diocese of Bath & Wells Norton Fitzwarren

ELECTORAL ROLL - REVISION OF CHURCH ELECTORAL ROLL 2021

Notice is hereby given that the Church Electoral Roll of the above parish will be revised by

the Parochial Church Council*, beginning on Sunday 25th April 2021 and ending on Saturday 8th May 2021.

After the revision, a copy of the Roll will be published by the Parochial Church Council on the Parish website for at least 14 days and a copy of the Roll will be available for inspection on a reasonable request being made to the Council.

Under the Church Representation Rules any lay persons are entitled to have their names entered on the roll if the person is—

(a) is baptised,

(b) is aged 16 or over, and

(c) has made one of the following three declarations and duly applied for enrolment.

The first declaration is that the person is a member of the Church of England or of a Church in communion with it and is resident in the parish.

The second declaration is that the person is a member of the Church of England or of a Church in communion with it, is not resident in the parish, but has habitually attended public worship in the parish during the preceding six months.

The third declaration is that the person is a member in good standing of a Church which is not in communion with the Church of England but subscribes to the doctrine of the Holy Trinity and is also a member of the Church of England and has habitually attended public worship in the parish during the preceding six months.

If you are not already on our Electoral Roll and would like to apply, Application Forms for enrollment be downloaded from the link below or can be obtained from Dinah Firmin, Church Electoral Roll Officer, email: [email protected],  or in writing to 1 Stembridge Way, Norton Fitzwarren, Taunton, TA2 6SX. In order for a person to be entitled to attend the annual parochial church meeting and to take part in its proceedings, an Application Form for enrolment must be returned by the date shown above for the ending of the revision of the Church Electoral Roll by the Parochial Church Council.

Address for delivery of hard copies of Application Forms: 1 Stembridge Way, Norton Fitzwarren, Taunton, TA2 6SX.

Any error discovered in the Roll should at once be reported to the Church Electoral Roll Officer.

Dated this 12th day of April 2021

Signed Dinah Firmin (Church Electoral Roll Officer)

Email: [email protected] Website:

https://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/11356/

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