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Staff meeting 7th September 2016

Agenda

Women's breakfast

Big question

Sunday

Diary

The usual

Email

Register

National week of prayer

Admin report

Group visit

Harvest

St Luke day

Safeguarding

Macmillan coffee morning

children's meeting

Lichfield trip

Women's breakfast

5th November

Big question

None booked until 2017

Sunday

Morning prayer

Reading Luke 14:1-10 & 1 Timothy 1:12-17 Readers Ruby and Letitia

Leading Florence

Preaching Maureen

Prayers: Maureen and Ruby

Hymns

Amazing grace

The lords my shepherd

Glorious thing of thee are spoken

Love divine all loves excelling

Diary

Redevelopment meeting 1pm

Churchwarden's meeting on Sunday

Churchwardens report

· Asbestos report – waiting for PCC approval of quote.

2 types of surveys are available. Management survey and Advance survey. Currently we need only a management survey. St Luke's will need a pre demolition survey when the demolition is to be done.

We have 2 quotes

Envirohive: £750.00 per church (quoted on phone)

Ace Consultancy: £1188.00 ( inc vat) for both churches (after visit to see the buildings)

· Fire Risk Assessment. Is being prepared. The floor fire plan is done and is available.

· Rotary alarms have been purchased and Tyco have been consulted for the most advantages positions for the alarms. Faculty is being raised for their installation.

· Fire training being arranged. Waiting for actual quotes from trainers. We need minimum 6 Fire Marshals and 6 First Aid Providers. Approximate cost of training will be £1000.00 PCC need to approve this budget.

· Fire extinguishers and other fire safety measure are in place and are tested yearly.

· A Fire Drill is being planned. Vicar in charge of allocating a date.

· First Aid kits are provided in the kitchen/ Upstairs hall/Vestry(office)/ In the church by the organ. These are checked and updated weekly

· Fire door closers have been checked and replaced where necessary. All in working order.

· Emergency lights within the church have been tested and installed where necessary. All in working order.

· Sensor lights are available at the back door and front door. The back door works. The front door sensor seems to be slightly problematic. We are looking into it with the contractors.

· Buzzers: All entry buzzers and those within the church are in good order and functioning well.

· St Luke’s Church status: The report from Historic England is waiting to be sent to the Secretary of State along with our letter.

· Lightening conductor: This has finally been fixed to a satisfactory standard. It needs to be checked yearly.

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Email

Accessing the information on the website was explained

Register

We are now keeping a register of attendance of adults and children

We are designing a form for next of kin

Also a form for reading volunteers

National week of prayer

18-25th January

Admin report

Easterine has now got a reply from metropolitan archives, (researching our church boundaries) because our parish is an ancient parish, there may be things in the archives, this will be on going because the electricity company appear to have been using our land and also the council have built a bin stall on our land also. Easterine to continue investigating.

Easterine is going to take photographs today for the faculty in order to install the hand activated fire alarms

Easterine is talking to the fire brigade about walking through our fire prevention

We still need to do fire drills

Group visit

Hamish coming with the 3rd age with a group Kay will let him know it's all booked

Harvest

25th September

Guest speaker Frances Reynolds

Donations to the food bank at St James

The perishables to Deptford reach at Speedwell

Bring and share lunch

Face painting raising money for Tushinde

St Luke day

23rd October Morning Prayer

Safeguarding

October 8th 10-1pm at St. Catherine's

Macmillan coffee morning

Agreed to hold it on the 2nd October

Beginning after the service

children's meeting

27th September 11am

Lichfield trip

We've got tickets for bishop Michael's enthronement

Kay to look up the time and the address.

We have to bring ID

Any other business

Wednesday 16th November Awareness foundation dinner

Easterine

LCM

Maureen

Michael and Rose

Jack

Mark

Esther

Jennifer

Letitia

Staff meeting 7th September 2016

Agenda

Women's breakfast

Big question

Sunday

Diary

The usual

Email

Register

National week of prayer

Admin report

Group visit

Harvest

St Luke day

Safeguarding

Macmillan coffee morning

children's meeting

Lichfield trip

Women's breakfast

5th November

Big question

None booked until 2017

Sunday

Morning prayer

Reading Luke 14:1-10 & 1 Timothy 1:12-17 Readers Ruby and Letitia

Leading Florence

Preaching Maureen

Prayers: Maureen and Ruby

Hymns

Amazing grace

The lords my shepherd

Glorious thing of thee are spoken

Love divine all loves excelling

Diary

Redevelopment meeting 1pm

Churchwarden's meeting on Sunday

Churchwardens report

· Asbestos report – waiting for PCC approval of quote.

2 types of surveys are available. Management survey and Advance survey. Currently we need only a management survey. St Luke's will need a pre demolition survey when the demolition is to be done.

We have 2 quotes

Envirohive: £750.00 per church (quoted on phone)

Ace Consultancy: £1188.00 ( inc vat) for both churches (after visit to see the buildings)

· Fire Risk Assessment. Is being prepared. The floor fire plan is done and is available.

· Rotary alarms have been purchased and Tyco have been consulted for the most advantages positions for the alarms. Faculty is being raised for their installation.

· Fire training being arranged. Waiting for actual quotes from trainers. We need minimum 6 Fire Marshals and 6 First Aid Providers. Approximate cost of training will be £1000.00 PCC need to approve this budget.

· Fire extinguishers and other fire safety measure are in place and are tested yearly.

· A Fire Drill is being planned. Vicar in charge of allocating a date.

· First Aid kits are provided in the kitchen/ Upstairs hall/Vestry(office)/ In the church by the organ. These are checked and updated weekly

· Fire door closers have been checked and replaced where necessary. All in working order.

· Emergency lights within the church have been tested and installed where necessary. All in working order.

· Sensor lights are available at the back door and front door. The back door works. The front door sensor seems to be slightly problematic. We are looking into it with the contractors.

· Buzzers: All entry buzzers and those within the church are in good order and functioning well.

· St Luke’s Church status: The report from Historic England is waiting to be sent to the Secretary of State along with our letter.

· Lightening conductor: This has finally been fixed to a satisfactory standard. It needs to be checked yearly.

Email

Accessing the information on the website was explained

Register

We are now keeping a register of attendance of adults and children

We are designing a form for next of kin

Also a form for reading volunteers

National week of prayer

18-25th January

Admin report

Easterine has now got a reply from metropolitan archives, (researching our church boundaries) because our parish is an ancient parish, there may be things in the archives, this will be on going because the electricity company appear to have been using our land and also the council have built a bin stall on our land also. Easterine to continue investigating.

Easterine is going to take photographs today for the faculty in order to install the hand activated fire alarms

Easterine is talking to the fire brigade about walking through our fire prevention

We still need to do fire drills

Group visit

Hamish coming with the 3rd age with a group Kay will let him know it's all booked

Harvest

25th September

Guest speaker Frances Reynolds

Donations to the food bank at St James

The perishables to Deptford reach at Speedwell

Bring and share lunch

Face painting raising money for Tushinde

St Luke day

23rd October Morning Prayer

Safeguarding

October 8th 10-1pm at St. Catherine's

Macmillan coffee morning

Agreed to hold it on the 2nd October

Beginning after the service

children's meeting

27th September 11am

Lichfield trip

We've got tickets for bishop Michael's enthronement

Kay to look up the time and the address.

We have to bring ID

Any other business

Wednesday 16th November Awareness foundation dinner

Easterine

LCM

Maureen

Michael and Rose

Jack

Mark

Esther

Jennifer

Letitia

Staff meeting 24th August 2016

Present: Easterine, Maureen, LCM

AGENDA

Sunday

Diary

Lichfield

Harvest

Deanery synod

MEAC

Rota

Sunday

Bank holiday, morning prayer theme recycling

No Taize

Gabriel leading

LCM preaching

Cherry & James reading

Prayers Maureen & Cherry

Diary

Nothing to report for next week

PCC admin Tuesday 30th August

Churchwardens meeting Sunday 11th September

PCC Monday 13th September

St Luke redevelopment 8th September

Litchfield

24th September Bishop Michael's enthronement

There are places, we've been given tickets however harvest is on the Sunday

Harvest

Do everything in advance due to the trip the day before

Guest speaker Christian aid

Have a separate stewardship Sunday including highlighting gift aid

Deanery synod

Tuesday 20th September barn dance harvest supper, invited at 7.30pm

All clergy

Deanery reps

Churchwardens

There are five extra tickets for those interested in being involved with the deanery synod

MEAC

Service of thanks giving & workshops 10.30-12pm

Cancel the choir

Rota

Ruby has put out a reminder to do availability for the rota

Any other business

Easterine away Wednesday 30th she has a hospital appointment, also Sunday 11th September

Staff meeting 17th August 2016

Present: Kay, Maureen, Jennifer, Ruby and Easterine

Agenda

Sunday 21st August

Harvest Festival

Nicola

Trafalgar sq meeting

Listening skills Oct 15.2016

Church Warden’s report and H&S

Sunday 21st is Holy Communion.

Florence leading and Rev Louise presiding.

Readings: Karen and Tom

Serving: Maureen, Nick, Marcia and Rev Louise. (Standby Florence)

Harvest

Set for 25th of September. It was understood that Nadim was preaching at St Pauls on that day. Special speaker arranged. Bring and share lunch after the service. Harvest date to be announced at the service on Sunday as the date is not yet given in the service sheet.

Is there a special day set aside for stewardship Sunday?

Nicola

Nicola is in Rio with her husband who is reporting on the Olympics.

She is helping the Nadim Alkhalil, the gentleman we previously helped with his asylum. He appears to live in Lewisham near Nicola and she is able to assist him. Prayers requested for her.

Memorial

A memorial service will be held at Trafalgar sq on Sunday the 21st ti remember those who were enslaved. Jennifer is attending. Notice was given in Church last Sunday. To be announced again.

Just Listening

On October the 15th there is an all day event to be held at St Nicholas church. The whole church is invited to spend time learning to listen. An announcement is to be made on Sunday at the service.

Church Wardens

Report on investigation with power networks. Searching for land markings with land registry and Metropolitan Archives.

St Luke’s report from Historic England is waiting to be sent up to the minister.

For a 100 member congregation we need 5 fire wardens and 5 first aiders. We are planning to train 6.

The CWs will meet on the 11th of Sept 2016 prior to the PCC meeting. Easterine will also attend that meeting.

As there was no other business raised, the meeting was closed.

Staff meeting 10th August 2016

Present: Easterine, LCM, Jack, Maureen,Kay, Jennifer, Ruby

Agenda

Sunday baptism

Diary

Next Wednesday

Parking

Any other business

Sunday baptism

Jack doing the baptism of Chelsea adult

Kay assisting

Reading Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16 Matthew

Maureen preaching theme faith

Leading Jennifer & Kay

Prayers cherry & Gabriel

Reading Michael cherry

The baptism party are bringing cake to share

Diary

No outstanding items

Next Wednesday

There will be staff meeting

Parking

Ben from the ahoy is going to park in the car park Monday to Friday 9-5pm

Discussed occasional parking by Ahoy and agreed two cars maximum and a motor bike by arrangement only.

Any other business

Paradise park survey feedback to be drawn up by LCM & Easterne

The diocese have asked LCM to gather information about our congregation occupation to help the diocese to discern what can assist the diocese. LCM will print a form and the monkey survey link for filling in the information

Staff meeting 3rd August 2016

Present: LCM, Easterine, Jack, Maureen, Kay, Jennifer 

Agenda

Sunday

August

Churchwardens report

Paradise park trip feed back

Baptism

Congregational register 

VBS

Sunday

Leading Michael & LCM 

Jack presiding 

Servers Jennifer & Nick, Jack, Kay 

Reading Maureen and Easterne 

Prayers Ruby & Maureen

Isa 1:1, 10-20 Lk 12:22-40

Preaching LCM

August

All August is all age sermons

Churchwardens report

Quinquennial update: 

Things to be done in 12 months from 2014-16 all done except 

Access to roof

Asbestos 

Things to be done in the next 2 years

Timber veneer needs refitting on the east turret 

Access to roofs

damp on right window north east side needs investigation

Paint work to east door 

East door steps outside needs a handrail 

Hand rail into the crypts 

Skull and cross bone. One bone missing 

East boundary wall bricks missing and metal pipe sticking out 

West and north wall has a huge crack and bricks missing 

Motion detection on the south door not working 

Churchwardens will prioritise the 2yr list and follow the same process of obtaining information to be submitted to the PCC for approval.

There is a 5yr list, it was felt that the Churchwardens would prioritise the 2yr list first before tackling the 5yr recommendations from the quinquennial.

Health and safety training

Easterine getting dates this week

Churchwardens availability for Sunday's: Letitia away August. Nick Maureen and Florence are available.

Paradise park trip feed back

Feedback form 

Asking what we want to do for next year, value for money etc

Baptism

Adult baptism, 14th August 

Jack doing the baptism 

Kay and Jennifer leading 

Maureen preaching 

New policy

Due to the reactions and issues raised from the last private party on a Sunday after a baptism, it was agreed that:

If there is food for a party (for example baptism parties) after the service then it has to be open to the whole congregation. 

This policy was agreed by all 

Congregational register 

A register of the congregation will be given to the sides people to make off who is there and it will be checked again on Wednesdays to keep a pastoral record, and fire record.

VBS

It was very successful the next one is at Christmas Sunday's 4th, 11th, 18th, Thursday 22nd, Friday 23rd

There was no staff meeting on 27th due to VBS

Staff meeting 20th July 2017

Present: Easterine, Jack, Maureen, Kay, LCM, Ruby

AGENDA

Sunday Baptism

Next staff meeting

Third Sunday 

Church day out

Churchwardens report

Deptford X

Sunday Baptism

Two families having baptisms, Adifunke having 80 people for the christening party in church hall downstairs

She wants to come on Saturday 2pm to set up Maureen will be there to let them in

Morning prayer

Leading Ruby & LCM

Maureen preaching

Reading Dawn Branker, Ruby

Prayers Maureen Gabriel 

Changed the OT reading to Luke 11:1-13 

Hymns

Praise my soul the King of heaven entrance 

Peter and John went to pray p416 after the sermon

Jesus loves the little children

Jesus loves me this I know exitrom the toolbar.

BCP 9am service LCM 

Next staff meeting

No staff meeting due to VBS

Sunday 31st pyjama Sunday 

Children to do the readings

Songs that they've been learning

Skit puppets 

Children prayers​ 

Third Sunday 

Reminder to do prayers 3rd Sunday 

Church day out

The list is now closed 

Easterine has made a link and the program to give out on Sunday. There is a map which Easterine is trying to get before we go. (There are free maps there also) 

Remind everyone that there is an outdoor swimming pool

We can bring our own food or buy food at restaurants 

We will have a group meeting at 5pm for:

children games 

Everyone bring some small snack eg crisps or biscuits for afternoon tea 

Fellowship time

Risk assessment for the trip

Easterine to do ours and receive one from the paradise park 

Churchwardens report

Quinquennial report

Asbestos Easterine has quotes and needs to check with Mark if it's budgeted or not, it may, need to go to PCC for approval.

St Luke's will need an extended asbestos report for demolition

Fire training and first aid training

Churchwardens to be trained in both

Kay 

LCM

Suggestion to do a rolling program to be discussed at PCC level 

Deptford X

Patrick Henry and Ed to meet with Maureen re use of crypt

AOB

Carol singing: cyber carols Easterine wants to use the church to do it on 2nd December from midnight. It was agreed.

Kitchen: Letitia wants to do fund raising to update the kitchen. A working group will be formed to discuss further.

Wedding: pastor Moses Pentecostal church wants to do a wedding blessing 

Staff meeting Wednesday 13th July 2016

Present: Easterine, Ruby, Letitia, Maureen, Jack,Kay, LCM

Apologies Jennifer 

Agenda

Churchwardens report

Tushinde 

Choir

VBS

church day out

Diary

Website

Churchwardens report

Land ownership

LEB

Kay found some correspondence that may help sort out if we are owed any money from works carried out on our land also to clarify where our land boundaries are.

Red Cross Fire 

training and first aid

St John's ambulance 

The cost will be around £1400 for a group of up to 12 people 

Check with Mark about the budget cost 

Quinquennial budget

Boundary wall

Roof ladder

Waiting for quotes

Tushinde

Birthdays of the sponsored children that we are going to send cards to:

The children Joyvere 24 August 2005

Clinton 4 September 1999

Am Hamisi 4 August 2007 

Sunday

Holy communion

Ruby preaching theme the hour of visitation (count on the Lord)

Hymns

I heard the Lord call name

I danced in the morning 

Be thou my vision

Will you come and follow me

What a friend we have in Jesus 

Florence leading 

LCM presiding

Readers Deborah & Nick

Godly play Jack Maureen 

Prayers Cherry & Ruby

Servers Florence Letitia Cherry Kay 

Choir

No choir practice this week

Funeral 29th July RIP Maureen Cooke

Funeral 5th August RIP Marie Lloyd

VBS 25th - 31st July theme back stage the bible 

Leaders

Jack

Louise

Easterine

Kay 

Ruby 26th July

Church Day out

Nearly have a full coach

Leaving time 8am 

There will be a waiting list

Diary

Men's breakfast 16th Saturday

Website

The website has gone live www.stnicholaschurchdwptford.org 

There are still many pages to come 

It will go on the service sheet 

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