Membership of the meeting (Chair) – no amendments since April 2018.
Present: Rev Dr Mark Wakelin (Chair) Jane Williams (acting Secretary), Chris Shaw, Liz Frost, Jacqui Raggett ( Property Steward), Ann Arthur, John Riley, Richard Chandra-Rajan, Jim Bosley, Meryl Smith, Richard Smith (Church Treasurer), Andrew Jennings (Chair of Resources Committee).
Congregation member-Judith Wakelin
Apologies for absence (Chair): Simon Jump, Barbara Phillips, Peter and Kathryn Thompson, Margaret Sheils, Jane Barden
Notice of any other business (Chair): Appointment of Richard Chandra-Rajan as Church Council Secretary
Minutes of last meeting (Senior Steward) -accepted and signed
Matters arising(Chair) no matters arising
Richard Smith reported that EMC is up-to-date with its safeguarding policy and procedures. DBS checks and safeguarding training is either current or in progress, for volunteers participating in ‘Heroes and Champions’ in August 2018.
EMC safeguarding policy is clearly displayed in the Welcome Area on the right-hand side of the front door as you enter the building.
Malcolm Payne has been appointed as Safeguarding Officer to the Sutton Circuit.
Safeguarding policy to be uploaded on to the church website. Action: Richard Smith to email David Williams the safeguarding policy.
Rev Dr Mark Wakelin (chair), Chris Shaw, Richard Smith, Ann Arthur, Val Imms, Andrew Jennings, Kathryn Thompson, Peter Thompson, David Williams, Jane Williams, Jacqui Raggett, John Riley, Margaret Sheils, Meryl Smith, Jane Barden, Barbara Phillips
Rev Ung Soon Nguang, Simon Jump, Sharon Lam, Jane Rusis, Tom Rusis, Carol Stringer, Jane Liang, Jan Angel, Richard Chanda- Rajan, Liz Frost, Steve Rebus
Notice of any other business (Chair)
Authorization of person for purpose of marriage
Minutes of last meeting (Secretary)
The minutes of meeting 23rd of January 2018 were agreed as updated and signed
Minutes of Church Council held on 23 January, 2018
Rev. Mark Wakelin (Chair), Barbara Rusis, Ann Arthur, Meryl Smith, Carol Stringer, Richard Smith, Jane Williams, John Wilson, Jacqui Raggett, Andrew Jennings, Suzanne Gunton, Rachel King, John Riley, Richard Chandra-Rajan, Simon Jump, David Williams, Jim Bosley, Chris Shaw, Judith Wakelin, Martin Harrison
Val Imms, Peter Thompson, Kathryn Thompson, Margaret Sheils
The minutes were agreed, as updated, and signed.
Membership of the meeting:
Rev. Un Soon Nguang to be added to Church Council membership list.