Below are the (unedited!) notes from the rectors address at this years Annual Parochial Church Meeting. They don't reflect exactly what was said, and there are probably all sorts of spelling mistakes as they were primarily intended to be notes rather than a verbatim script. However hopefully they give a sense of some of the meeting. It’s important to begin on a note of thanks. Together we form a part of the body of Christ here in Southchurch and we very much need each other.