THE WINCHESTER AND PORTSMOUTH DIOCESAN
GUILD OF CHURCH BELL RINGERS
Founded 26 June 1879 as the Winchester Diocesan Guild
Presidents: THE RIGHT REVD THE BISHOP OF WINCHESTER
THE RIGHT REVD THE BISHOP OF PORTSMOUTH
Agenda for 2018 Annual Andover District Meeting
Held at Andover, St. Mary’s
13th January 2018 at 5.50pm
1. Welcome and Vote of Thanks
Remembering those District ringers who passed away in 2017
Rev. Peter Robbins – Former vicar at St. Mary’s Kingsclere
Acceptance of 2017 ADM Minutes. (Goodworth Clatford 14.1.17)
Acceptance of Half-Yearly Minutes. Whitchurch 25.11.17
d. Ringing Master
HP would like members to bring their ideas about District Practices to the meeting. Attendances have not been as successful as they might and she would like to know how they might be improved.
Election of Officers
At the 2017 ADM it was decided that the officers elected at the 2016 ADM would continue to serve until 2018 when the new rules (below) would be adopted.
‘Three District officers are to be elected for a term of two years on a rolling basis from 2018’
Year 1 – Chair, Vice Ringing Master, Treasurer
Year 2 – Vice Chair, Secretary, Ringing Master.
2018 is Year 1- Officers to be elected:
Chair (currently Peter Niblett)
Vice Ringing Master (currently Tim Pink)
Treasurer (currently Ros Brandwood)
No new proposals have been received.
Internal Examiner (currently Carol Waller)
Guild Exec Reps (currently District Secretary and Barbara Townsend)
District Forum Reps (currently Brian Oakes and Ros Brandwood)
- Election of New Members
‘The Meeting resolves that the current accounting period for the District be extended to cover the thirteen months ending 31st December2018; thereafter, the accounting year-end to be 31st December.
Background: to bring the District’s accounting year-end in line with that used by the bulk of the districts within the W&P Guild.’
Proposed by Ros Brandwood, seconded Maggie Hiller
Monthly District Practices: GG
Annual District Outing – Saturday 13th October:
Do we have a volunteer to organize this?
Education Days: CK-W
90th Anniversary of Andover District:
Ideas have been put forward to:
To ring a QP at Burghclere on Sunday 11th November.
To ring handbells prior to the service at Sandham Memorial Chapel on that date.
- Guild Master’s Report
a. Each tower is required to inform the editor of the Guild Report how many copies are required by them this year.
Please contact Ros Brandwood with your total. firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 01635 48937
Dates of next meetings: Half-yearly – Whitchurch on Monday 2nd July 2018
2019 ADM at Whitchurch on Saturday 12th January