The name of the association is
'Friends of the Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Richmond, North Yorkshire.'
with the Parochial Church Council in the preservation and adornment of the
Parish Church of St Mary The Virgin, Richmond, North Yorkshire, and relevant beneficial organizations in the parish
of Richmond with Hudswell.
assisting with the general upkeep
and maintenance of the church,
its activities and services, its ornaments, and furnishings, its history and its
work, bind together in a common fellowship all those who love the Parish
Church of St Mary the Virgin.
3. To engage in charitable projects within the parish if
agreed by a minimum of two
members of the Executive Committee and 4 other members of the Association.
Membership is open to all in sympathy
with its objects. Members are welcome to attend meetings of the association.
The Executive Committee will include
the Rector of the Parish Church, and three officers who are elected at each
Annual General Meeting namely:
All matters concerning the
organisation, business and finance will be decided by at least
two members of Executive Committee and a minimum of 4 other members of the association.
Year and Accounts
The Financial Year of the Association
ends on 31 December, to which day the accounts of the association are balanced.
The Annual General Meeting is held to
which all members of the association are invited, and at which the annual
accounts are presented by the honorary treasurer, and at which the officers of
the association are elected. This meeting must be announced at least 21 days in advance.
At the Annual General Meeting the
Honorary Auditor will be nominated for the following financial year end.
Meetings of the association are held
from time to time as determined by the committee.
This constitution may only be altered
at an Annual General Meeting of the association, by a two-thirds majority. No
alteration can be made. which may result in the association ceasing to be
established for exclusively charitable purposes.
association may at any time be dissolved by a resolution supported by not less
than a two thirds majority at a General Meeting, of which at least 21
days’ notice shall have been given to the members stating the purpose of the
meeting. In the event of the association being dissolved any assets remaining
after the payment of all outstanding debts and liabilities will be paid over to
some other charitable Institution with similar objects or to the PCC of St Mary's Parish Church,
Richmond, North Yorkshire.