Please read the notes below before completing any of the boxes. Enter a figure in every box - if there is no attendance under any of the categories, please enter "0".
Activities in which worship is the prime purpose and predominant feature.
The number of adults and children attending services and Sunday schools or equivalent activities
Clergy and other ministers who received communion / attended services
All visitors at services, for example those attending baptisms
Those celebrating the Eucharist outside the church, for example at home, in prison or in hospital
Fresh expressions supported by your church (unless they have chosen to complete a separate form).
DO NOT INCLUDE:
Activities with only some worship element, such as house groups, parent and toddler groups, some assemblies, Alpha courses, social events such as harvest supper and some prayer groups.
Also, please do not report here attendance from weddings or funeral services
Wherever possible, please do not count the same person multiple times – if someone attends more than once during the week, please only count them once
Total attendance – the total number of people in attendance at worship that week, regardless of how many times a year they attend.
Regular attendance – the number of people who attended 12 or more times in the past 12 months. It is important this information is provided so that the parish share calculation is based only on the regularly-attending adult congregation.
Adult – a person aged 16 or over
Child or young person – a person aged under 16
Fresh Expression - for help identifying Fresh Expressions of Church, please visit www.freshexpressions.org.uk
Weekday attendance – people who attended ONLY during the week and NOT on Sunday – i.e. if someone has already attended on Sunday, do not count them again if they attend another service during the week.