JOINING FORM & ELECTORAL ROLL
As a member of St Mary's or Sale West Community Church, we would be grateful if you could provide the following details:
If you're new to St Mary's we'd love to know your reason for joining. Which of the following best describes your situation?
Moved into the area
Moved from another local church
Returning to church
Worshipping for the first time
I agree for my details to be held on the St Mary Magdalene secure IT system, to be used for pastoral and administration purposes of the church (your details will be hold in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and will not be given to any third party).
Sharing your contact details with other church members
Church members often want to contact other church members. Please indicate below which of your contact details you give us permission to share (via telephone enquiries and on the church website members area, accessed by password).
All of my contact details (address, telephone, email where applicable)
Telephone and email only
None of my details
The Electoral Roll (optional)
By completing the following form, you will be agreeing to the following declarations:
I will be seeking to follow Christ in every part of my life,
I will be sharing Christ with others,
I will be committed to my personal spiritual growth
I will be committed to helping others in their ‘walk with Christ’ by regular involvement in the life of St Mary’s and SWCC
I will be giving time and money to Christ’s work through the church,
I will be praying and working towards the growth of our church as expressed in The Vision; “To be a growing church”
Once you have joined the Electoral Roll you will be entitled to:
vote at the Annual Parochial Church Meeting
be nominated onto the Parochial Church Council
be nominated onto the Deanery Synod
To join the roll you must be:
1. I declare that (please tick only one box from the following 2 options):
Baptised, over 16 AND
Live in the parish OR have been regularly attending St Mary's or Sale West for at least 6 months.
I am baptised and am aged 16 or over
I am baptised and become 16* on
* Those who become 16 in the next 12 months may complete the form and become eligible to be entered on the roll on their 16th birthday.
2. I declare that (please tick only one box from the following 3 options):
I am a member of the Church of England and am a resident in the parish*
I am a member of the Church of England and, not being resident in the parish*, I have habitually attended public worship in the parish during the period of six months prior to enrolment.
I am a member in good standing of a church (not in communion with the Church of England) which subscribes to the doctrine of the Holy Trinity and also declare myself to be a member of the Church of England and I have habitually attended public worship in the parish during the period of six months prior to enrolment.
* to check which parish you live in, enter your postcode into the parish finder website
Thank you for completing your details, please click the 'send' button below: