The Faxton Benefice

Church Wardens

The churchwardens of every parish shall be chosen from persons who have been baptised and—

  1. whose names are on the church electoral roll of the parish
  2. who are actual communicants*
  3. who are twenty–one years of age or upward.

It is expected that 2 churchwardens are elected for each parish.

* 'actual communicants' are:

  • those who have received communion according to the use of the Church of England or a Church in communion with it at least three times during the 12 months before their election
  • on the church electoral roll of the parish and are either confirmed or ready and desirous of being confirmed or receiving Holy Communion in accordance with Canon 8 15A.1(b) (which relates to communicant members in good standing of other Churches which subscribe to the doctrine of the Holy Trinity).