Version 2, 7th October 2017
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Everybody within the church who works with children or vulnerable adults will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and a Methodist Church “Self Disclosure” form. See https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service for more details.
There are two Sunday School classes for two age ranges that meet each week during the morning services.
Girls Brigade and Boys Brigade meet weekly on Wednesday for Girls Brigade and Tuesday for Boys Brigade during term time, but you do not need to commit to helping every week.
A church welcomer looks out for new people in church, makes sure they have everything they need, makes sure they understand what is happening during the service and invites and accompanies them to coffee after the service.
A door steward welcomes the congregation as they arrive at church for either morning or evening services.
A church steward is a member of the church who shares with the minister the overall responsibility for the life of the church.
A pastoral visitor undertakes home visits to church members and others who wish to receive continuing contact with the church.
Volunteers undertaking Church Steward, Pastoral Visitor and transport roles will need to complete DBS and Self Disclosure forms, as per note 2.
Church Council is responsible for the decision making in the church and meets 3 or 4 times a year. Only Church Members can be part of the Church Council.
There are several house groups where people meet for fellowship, bible study and prayer. There are also monthly prayer meetings and prayer walks.
Each Christmas a choir is formed who sing at a service during the run-up to Christmas
At the contemporary Bridge service there are usually two or three people leading the worship songs and occasionally a worship band.
The Bridge is our contemporary service which meets at 10am most Sunday mornings.
Please provide any further details about how you could help with these or other administration tasks at the end of the survey.
The Care and Share committee organise social charity events and distribute funds to charities. It meets ?? times per year.
People on the tea/coffee rota are asked to make the tea/coffee with one or two others three times per year.
There are around four concerts per year. Help is needed for moving furniture, welcoming on the door, making tea and coffee etc.