Church of England Diocese of Exeter Topsham

Joint Council - Read All About it.

13 Jul 2021, 1 a.m.
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The Parish lies at the heart of the Church of England and forms its basic unit of governance through the operation of the Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM) and the Parochial Church Council (PCC). However, where a number of different parishes work closely together, the existence of several PCCs can serve to create unnecessary meetings and duplication of effort. This can particularly be the case if the population of the parishes is small and/or there is a desire to share governance whilst still retaining the independence of separate parishes.

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