Parochial Church Council

What is the Parochial Church Council (PCC)?

The Parochial Church Council is the governing body of a parish church. It is also a charity, as any PCC with an annual income of more than £100,000 (like St. John’s) must be registered with the Charity Commissioners. The PCC is a team made up of members of clergy and lay members of the church. Together they are responsible for the overall wellbeing, practical as well as spiritual, of their church, the church members, and the church buildings. The PCC also has a duty to promote the mission of the church within the wider community. For more information on what the PCC does, take a look at this booklet .

Who is on the PCC?

Members of the PCC are elected each year at the Annual Parochial Church Meeting (usually held in April). Once elected, they usually serve a minimum of three years and may stand for re-election at the end of that term. If you would like to be nominated for the PCC, please contact the Church Office.

Current Members

Back Row Left to Right: Nick Elbourne, Eddie Curry, Maureen Pascall, Ruth Atkin, Tommy Fentiman, Stephen Cornick, Keith Loveless, Noel Harrison, James Sharman, Peter Breckwoldt (Chair),

Front Row Left to Right: Gillian Mannouch, George Sharpe, Judi Naish, Brian Richmond, Stuart Mantell, Louise Leat, Ruth Hay,

Missing from Photo: Piers Butterfield, Jane Cribb, Debbie Fleming, Maureen Lewis (PCC Secretary), David Morgan, Christian Napier, Richard Ough, Nigel Paton, Paul Wareham, Clive Wills,

Of the above members, the following are on the PCC as our Deanery Synod Representatives:

Ruth Atkin, Nick Elbourne, Gillian Mannouch, David Morgan

Upcoming Meeting Dates

Click here for the 2018 PCC meeting dates.

2017 PCC Minutes:

Monday 15th May 2017 – Click here for the meeting’s minutes

Monday 17th July 2017 – Click here for the meeting’s minutes

Monday 25th September 2017 – Click here for the meeting’s minutes

Monday 27th November 2017 – Click here for the meeting’s minutes

PCC members are there to represent the views of the church family, so please feel free to talk to them on a Sunday or to contact the church office.

Keep Connected

Contact Information

  • Address: St John's Church Office,
    71 Leigh Road, Wimborne,
    BH21 1AE
  • Tel: 01202 842255
    Rachel Green, Office Administrator
  • E-mail:
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