This serves as the administrative hub of the
parish and as the focus for communication. It is open in the
morning from Tuesday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and on
Friday afternoons until 3 pm.
Parish Administrator: Marion Strachan
This role of this team is
to oversee the Parish’s communication
and publications. This includes the parish web site, noticeboards
in the churches and the Church Centre, posters and newsletters,
baptism, wedding and funeral booklets, guides to All Saints and
St. Mary’s, information packs and presentations on aspects
of the parish’s work and mission.
Team leader: Alistair Robertson
Finance and Standing Committee
Its primary function
is to deal with parish finances. i.e. to monitor income and expenditure;
to nurture Christian stewardship in the parish; and to prepare
the annual budget.
Where necessary, it plays its role as the Standing Committee
by transacting the business of the PCC between its meetings, subject
to any directions given by the Council.
Gordon Harris - Planned Giving Officer
- To manage on
behalf of the PCC, the two historic churches with their grounds
and All Saints Church Centre.
- To carry out the works required during the five years following
the Quinquennial inspections and other works required by PCC
- To arrange the repair, maintenance, cleaning, heating and
insurance of the three buildings within its delegated budget
or as specifically approved by the PCC, or its Finance and Standing
Committee. To specify works, seek tenders and make recommendations
to the PCC as required.
- To supervise the implementation of works authorised by the
PCC, and also to arrange any necessary approvals in relation
to faculties, archdeacon’s certificates, planning consents,
building regulations, conservation restrictions and Tree Preservation
- To recommend changes in fees and supervise the letting of
All Saints Church Centre and the obtaining of the annual licence
together with the necessary certificates of Fire and Electrical
safety. To ensure that there is compliance with the requirements
of the Performing Rights Society and all statutory regulations.
- To liaise with Hartley Parish Council concerning its financial
contribution to agreed works within the closed churchyard of
- To arrange for the maintenance of the grounds and churchyards
of the three buildings
Chairman: Steve Watkins
The members of this committee
have the responsibility of organising the annual parish fete to
raise funds for the running of the parish. The fete is held at
Church Meadow, Fawkham, on the second or third Saturday of June.
chairman: Jim Colwell
Christmas Fayre Team
This team organises the
annual Christmas Fayre which is held in All Saints’ Church
Centre on the third or fourth Saturday of November.
The role of the vergers is to
keep a watchful eye on the fixtures and furnishings of our two
historic churches, to keep the pages of the Books of Remembrance
turned to the right date, and to liaise with the Deputy Wardens
in preparation for Sunday and mid-week services.
The Friends of All Saints, Hartley
To assist in the preservation and repair of the fabric of the church
and the upkeep of the churchyard. (Registered charity number 286204)
Chairman: Stephen Crowe
The Association of Friends of the Church
of St. Mary, Fawkham
Function: To assist in the care,
maintenance and preservation of the church of St. Mary, Fawkham.
(Registered charity no. 1028026)
Chairman: Christopher Proudfoot
All Saints’ Church Centre Booking Secretary
Marion Strachan 704972