Finance Team

Team Leader: David England

Team Members: Karen Harley, Jovan Marcetic, Lyn Payant

For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

Matthew Ch. 6 v.21 and Luke Ch. 12 v.34

St Mary’s Church Finance Sub-group provides Christian stewardship of our resources in order to secure the financial position of St Mary’s Church for the future, maintain all calls on St Mary’s financial resources to support its mission and outreach, provide a ‘backbone’ for the Church, so that it supports the mission of St Mary’s and receive the blessings of being a giving and generous church.

What the Finance Team and Treasurer do: -

  • Pay the bills
  • Produce the year end accounts
  • Set a budget and recommend it to the PCC
  • Claim Gift Aid
  • Provide regular information on the financial position to the PCC and the congregation
  • Share and promote the ethos of giving

St Mary’s encourages its congregation to give regularly via the Parish Giving Scheme - see www.parishgivingscheme.org.uk

The Church of England’s National Stewardship & Resources team offers over 400 pages of resources (web & pdf) to support all aspects of stewardship, administration and management in local church - see www.parishresources.org.uk

David England, Treasurer and Finance Team Leader