Pastoral Reorganisation

The Diocese has proposed that the churches in Four Marks and Medstead join together as a single parish.


Latest Information (July 2023)

Please see the links below to read


Draft Scheme


Please note that representations to the Church Commissioners for or against all or any part or parts of the draft Scheme (please include the reasons for your views) should be submitted in writing or by email to reach them no later than Monday 18 September 2023

Please send your representation marked for the attention of:

Rex Andrew, Pastoral Division, Church Commissioners, Church House, Great Smith Street, LONDON SW1P 3AZ


Previous Information

Please click to read a letter from Howard (June 2021) explaining the proposal, the reasoning behind it, the process, and more.

You may be aware that the diocese is in discussions about pastoral reorganisation. The below documents are provided to give further information about how our deanery and parish will be affected.

Briefing for Clergy

Alton's Summary Proposal (Feb 2021)

Alton What Next

Pastoral Scheme Planning Summary

PCC Simplification FAQs

Simplification Notes for PCCs


Alton After 2021:

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