This bestselling book has been fully revised and updated to take into account recent changes in canon law and secular law. The 5th Edition includes revisions to exisiting entries, and many new entries, such as data protection; the Alpha Course; the process of appointing Churchwardens and their legal duties; building regulations; the Pastoral Measure; Last Will and Testament, ... It also carries a new foreword by William Fittall, the Secretary General of the General Synod of the Church of England, a name that will resonate with PCC members.
Since it was published in 1979, An ABC for the PCC has proved an invaluable source for parochial church councillors, churchwardens and clergy alike. It provides information and practical suggestions about the legal and spiritual duties and responsibilities of the PCC, with an emphasis on real partnership between clergy and laity.