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Minutes of the Co-ordinating Committee Meeting held in
St Laurence Church Hall on Wednesday 4 March 2020 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.

Chair : Carolyn Barton
Attended  Carolyn Barton, David Barton, Christine Tully, Richard Saunders, Jenny Parkes, Lyn Carter, Jenny Ballinger, John Studd, Peter Hollins, Helen Mason.

Introduction, Bible reading and prayer

Carolyn opened her first committee meeting giving everyone a jigsaw piece. 1Corinthians 12 from v4 was read. She asked us to contemplate the jigsaw piece to have insight about how we fit

Apologies for absence

Gerry Arnold, Judith Bee, John Callaghan, Lindsay Clegg, Amanda Greenlee, Will Hughes, Anna Olliffe, Ivan P-H, Josh Thomas

Minutes of the last meeting 13th November and matters arising - available vailable at / none - approved

Minutes of the AGM 15th January  and matters arising

Minutes available at
Christine Tully – her name is spelt incorrectly

Treasurers report – Christine Tully

Christmas Day Lunch – full report with AGM papers. £30 given for flowers to thank Katie Wigley as agreed at AGM.
Unity Service (£255.24) and Carol Service (£328.87) collections divided equally to Homestart Butser and Petersfield

Holiday Club

This will be returning Regi & Helen are liaising about the mechanics and will keep all updated by email. Will run in August – either/or Tuesday Wednesday at Methodist Church. Want to provide hot meal as well. Need support both in kitchen as well as volunteers to help at Messy Church style event.  

Prayer Space

22nd – 30th May possibly Heidi’s. Richard and team from St MM Sheet will run again but support needed with churches manning a day please. Jo is happy to prepare the stations, and anyone who has a suggestion should contact her via Richard. Queries etc to Richard -

Events since last meeting:



Dates for committee meetings: 

All at 7.30pm except 11/11 and 13/1/21, which will be at 7.45pm.  All at St Laurence Church Hall

Foodbank Stats – 50%up in demand. 2018 – 210 referrals (319 adults, 131 children) 2019 – 319 referrals (497 adults 210 children) Jan ’18 38 people, Jan ’19 46 people, Jan ’20 62 people helped.

Fresh food vouchers up to £10 per family £5 single folks.

There is not a strict 3 visits only, support is given for as long as is needed. So some of the above figures would be repeat.

Kings Arms – confirmed prior to the meeting that they had completed on the purchase of the old JSW building in Dragon Street.

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