Richard the treasurer finally reached that item on St. Someone’s PCC agenda that had rattled them into action in the first place. Those dwindling reserves. Ah, those. Despite the general feeling of positivity that had snuck into the room (perhaps coincidentally) with the arrival of Kevin and his trays of still-warm biscuits, there was a […]

Next item on the agenda. An update on activity since the Generous Giving Project Officer’s last meeting with them. What had they done about their diagnosis and prescribed treatment? Well, in the last fortnight the PCC of St. Someone’s had been diligently meeting in pairs in the vicarage, the vestry and the pub, to work […]

It was a sunny spring evening in Madeupton- le- Tale, and the parish of St. Someone’s was having a PCC meeting. It wasn’t the third Tuesday of the month. It was the second Wednesday. It was an irregular meeting. It was a crisis meeting.

It was a Wednesday evening in a made up parish, and Rev. John, a fictional Vicar was sitting in his local pub (this pub is also entirely imaginary). Rev. John rarely got to his local, because his evenings were usually taken up with PCC meetings, Deanery meetings, Mission meetings, Baptism meetings, Wedding meetings, Funeral meetings […]

A Monty Python inspired sketch set in a PCC meeting, featuring the frightful Mary, Rev John and the whole gang.

“Have you heard?” whispered Sarah over her shoulder to David and Mary. “Heard what?” Mary whispered back, leaning forward. The church was filling up pew by pew and people were opening up their hymn books to see if they’d be singing any favourites. It was Sunday and the morning service was about to start. “We’re […]