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Minutes of the Co-ordinating Committee Meeting held in
St Laurence Church Hall on Wednesday 19 June 2019 at 7:30 pm

Purpose of Meeting: A forum for ‘communion’ and communication between PACT churches, PACT organisations and local Christians, to facilitate events aimed at increasing opportunities for joint worship, witness and work between PACT churches.

Introduction, Bible reading and prayer, Psalm 100 read with prayer for thanks & joy

Apologies for absence: Anna Oliffe ,Lindsay Clegg, Helen Mason & Tim Colcannon

Items for discussion under Item 11 (late and short items only please) Godfrey House

Minutes of the last meeting 24th April & matters arising
Minutes available at www.pact.org.uk/pact-minutes.asp )
No matters arising ; signed by Chair 19 / 06/19

Treasurers report: Christine Tully

Events since last meeting:

a. Petersfield Festival Service 26/05
Thanks to Salvation Army & Life Church
John Studd said it would be good if there was a group from each Church. Congregation there .
To be repeated in August

b. Popup Prayer Shop 31/05-08/06
Hosts recorded 300 visits. Some repeats so say 250

  1. Needed worship / prayer all the time
  2. People needed to chat /socialise but this created a distraction for those praying in the space (Weather prevented use of outside space…)
  3. A few Non Church people did come in but more were attracted by window display
  4. More training for host /supporters needed.
  5. The Website sign up didn’t work too well and wasn’t really neededPeople gave out prayer cards…letter box outside?
  6. Ribbon prayers used a lot
  7. No follow up in The Petersfield Post which would be good

Pact Committee suggested to do it again:

Possible outreach events


c. Holiday Club Regi

Regi has kindly offered to lead a PACT Holiday Club again this year for approximately 60 children of whom 20 Juniors
£2 for those with parents £5 for Juniors


d. Stephen Addison / Boxup Crime 14th August 2019

e. J John Just One event 4-5 April 2020.

Reports/updates/actions

Any other business

Josh Thomas announced that Godfrey House an Alms house in Barham Road has a vacancy for someone over 65. Entrance Hall, Bedroom, Living Room, Kitchen & Bathroom

Closing prayer

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