St Martin of Tours, Eynsford PCC meeting 15 January 2107

  • Finances: With thanks donations from village fireworks; a donation for grassing graves/maintaining Rose Garden/planting wild flowers in church yard; donations from Lights of Love; money recovered from overcharging by our gas provider. PCC recorded its great thanks to Dr Norman Hamblyn for his 10 year service as PCC Treasurer.
  • Churchyard: Monthly mini surveys of wildlife and plants throughout 2017; book in church for people to record sightings; planning for “Cherish your Churchyard” week (3-11 June 2017); progress on levelling and grassing graves.
  • Deanery Synod update: The Diocesan “Big conversation” – the future of our churches, criteria to measure our parish by.
  • Finally received approval from Diocesan Advisory Committee for the Pitcairn Memorial and Baptismal Hangings – notices posted on lytch gate and church porch for one month, final approval from Chancellor expected after this.