This page provides access to formal reports, procedures and policies that we have adopted to try to ensure good management and to observe legal requirements.

Annual report and accounts

Our accounting year runs from 1 January to 31 December.  The annual report and accounts are discussed and approved by the Kirk Session in January or February, inspected by an independent examiner, then presented to the congregation in March.  The approved report and accounts are lodged with the Church of Scotland Finance Department and with OSCR.  

Annual report and accounts 2022

Annual report and accounts 2021

Annual report and accounts 2020

Annual report and accounts 2019

Annual report and accounts 2018

Annual report and accounts 2017

Annual report and accounts 2016

Annual report and accounts 2015

Annual report and accounts 2014

Christian Aid operational policy

Statement released by Christian Aid defining its fund-raising and other practices and policies, November 2016

 

Data protection policy

Adopted by the Kirk Session to further members’ personal information and assist the observance of data protection legislation

 

Fire protocol

Procedures adopted by the Kirk Session, to be carried out in the event of fire in Carlops Church.

 

Privacy policy

Adopted by the Kirk Session to safeguard members’ personal information and assist the observance of data protection legislation

 

Safeguarding policy

Adopted by the Kirk Session to safeguard young people and vulnerable adults attending Carlops Church and events organised by it

 

Unitary constitution

Carlops Kirk Session adopted a Unitary Constitution mode of operation at its meeting on 8 July 2019.  Essentially, this makes the Kirk Session responsible for all church activity – practical, operational and financial issues, as well as spiritual matters.