The electoral roll is the one of the ways that you can officially say you are part of St Johns, and we invite everyone who considers themselves a member of St John's to be part of it. Being part of the electoral roll also makes you eligible to attend and vote in our annual church meeting.
The requirements to join the electoral roll are set out in the form linked below.
If you are not sure whether you are already on the electoral roll, you can find using one of the links below.
Please note due to the annual revision of the electoral roll, the roll is now closed until 25/4/23
2023 FORM OF NOTICE OF REVISION OF CHURCH ELECTORAL ROLL
Parish of ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CLARENDON PARK LEICESTER
Notice is given that the Church Electoral Roll of the above parish will be revised by the Parochial Church Council, beginning on the twenty-third day of March 2023 and ending on the sixth day of April 2023.
After the revision, a copy of the Roll will be published by the Parochial Church Council for at least 14 days on the website of the Church. The site can be accessed at the following address: https://www.sjbchurch.co.uk/electoral-roll
A copy of the Roll will be available for inspection on a reasonable request being made to the Council.
Under the Church Representation Rules, a lay person is entitled to have his or her name entered on the roll if the person –
(a) Is baptised,
(b) Is aged 16 or over, and
(c) Has made one of the following three declarations and duly applied for enrolment.
The first declaration is that the person is a member of the Church of England or of a Church in communion with it and is resident in the parish.
The second declaration is that the person is a member of the Church of England or of a Church in communion with it, is not resident in the parish, but has habitually attended public worship in the parish during the preceding six months.
The third declaration is that the person is a member in good standing of a Church which is not in communion with the Church of England but subscribes to the doctrine of the Holy Trinity and is also a member of the Church of England and has habitually attended public worship in the parish during the preceding six months.
Application Forms for enrolment can be obtained online or from the Church Electoral Roll Officer. In order for a person to be entitled to attend the annual parochial church meeting and to take part in its proceedings, an Application Form for enrolment must be returned by the date shown above for the ending of the revision of the Church Electoral Roll by the Parochial Church Council.
Any error discovered in the Roll should at once be reported to the Church Electoral Roll Officer.
Dated this 23rd day of March 2023
Electoral Role Officer: James Banks
Tel: 0116 270 7305 (ext:102)
Address: St John the Baptist Church, 4a Clarendon Park Road, Leicester, LE2 3AD