General Information

This section comprises a number of miscellaneous guidance notes of relevance to the ongoing life of a congregation.

Communicants’ Roll Declaration
A declaration for inclusion on the Communicants’ Roll is provided for members to confirm their desire to be included on the Roll.

Annual Statistical Return
Congregations are required to make an annual statistical return to their diocese.

Data Protection
Guidance is provided on the application of data protection legislation to congregational activity.

Food Safety
Guidance is provided on compliance with food hygiene regulation.

Copyright and Performing Rights Licenses
Guidance is provided on compliance with copyright and performing rights legislation.

Public Entertainment Licences
Guidance is provided on compliance with licensing legislation. 

Care of Congregational Records and Archives
Guidance is provided on the maintenance, storage and archiving of congregational records.

Unit Trust Pool
The SEC operates a Unit Trust Pool is available to all congregations as a possible means of investment.

Access and Inclusion
Guidelines on how to make your church more accessible and inclusive

 

Health and Safety
The Health and Safety Executive website Health and safety made simple: the basics for your business.  Among other things it covers appointing a health & safety officer, writing an H & S policy, managing the risks, consulting your employees, training and information, workplace facilities, first aid, accidents and ill health.