Agenda for The Sixth Meeting of the General Members of the Oxfordshire Historic Churches Trust

The Sixth Meeting of the General Members of the Oxfordshire Historic Churches Trust (2016)
will be held (by permission of Ripon College, Cuddesdon)
at 4.00 pm on Monday, 4 August, 2022
in Harriet Monsell House, Ripon College, Cuddesdon.

Members should feel free to ask questions either at the meeting or before. It is helpful for the Trustees, in collecting relevant information, if the question or topic can be indicated in advance by e-mailing the [email protected].

You can download a PDF version of this agenda here.


Mr Charles Baker, President of the Trust for 2021-2, will be in the Chair

The President’s opening remarks

  1. Apologies
  2. Minutes of the Annual Meeting of the Trust held on Monday, 19 July, 2021
  3. Report from the Acting Chair
  4. Treasurer’s Report
  5. To receive the Trustees’ Statutory Annual Report* for the year ended 31 March 2022
  6. To receive the Accounts* for the year ended 31 March 2022
  7. Ride and Stride Report
  8. Any further consideration of the impact of national developments on the work of the Trust and Oxfordshire’s churches and chapels.
  9. Election of President for the year to the end of the Annual Meeting 2023.
    With thanks to Charles Baker for his readiness to act as President for 2021-22, Bishop Gavin, Bishop of Dorchester (who is currently attending the Lambeth Conference)  has accepted an invitation that he be proposed as President for 2022-23.
  10. Close of Meeting

*To save paper, copies of the draft statutory annual report and draft accounts (to be found on the Trust’s website) will not be reproduced for the meeting

Afterwards, those who would like to do so may follow a guided tour of the College ending with Evensong at approximately 5.30 pm. Those who wish to (and have booked) may then return for a light supper. Details are set out under Events on the Trust’s website.  

Under the 2016 Constitution “The charity trustees shall invite all General Members to an Annual Meeting to review the work of the charity and advise the Trustees and Council. The President of the charity, or in his absence the chair of trustees, shall preside. The Annual Meeting shall in particular:

  1. be informed of any change of the charity trustees or of its Officers since the last Annual General Meeting;
  2. receive the latest charity trustees’ Annual Report;
  3. receive the latest annual accounts of the CIO; and
  4. elect the President of the charity to serve till the end of the following Annual Meeting.

The Annual Meeting shall consider any resolutions regarding the running of the CIO and may pass them by consensus or, if a vote is demanded, by a majority of those General Members present and voting; the charity trustees shall take note of such Resolutions in discharging their functions and duties.

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