Holy Cross Church

Holy Cross Ke legae (It is home)

Duties of the Parish Council

As promulgated by the Canons of the Church and Rules of the Diocese, the duties of the Parish Council are as follows:

(a) to consider matters affecting worship, stewardship, evangelism, education, social responsibility and pastoral care, to examine the needs of the community, and to initiate such action as shall be determined in any of these concerns;

(b) to consider the general welfare and accommodation of all licensed clergy and, where applicable, their families and dependents, and to take such action as they may deem necessary;

(c) to seek at all levels such contact with other Christians as shall strengthen Christian witness and promote Christian unity;

(d) to have direction and control of the properties and revenue and expenditure of the Parish, subject to Articles XVIII and XIX of the Constitution, the Canons of the Province, and the Rules of the Diocese in which the Parish is situate;

(e) to receive, consider and approve the estimates in respect of each financial year; and

(f) to receive and act upon all matters referred to it by the Bishop, the Diocesan Synod and other competent bodies.