It is a statutory requirement for every parish to have a FINANCE TEAM.  The team is formed by the Finance Co-ordinator, who is a member of the Parish Pastoral Council, with guidance from the parish priest.

Finance Team for 2021-2022

Parish Priest  Fr Roy Karakkattu
Finance Co-ordinator  Sue Finch
John Hannacher   PPC chair
Sue Finch responsible for Gift Aid
Philip Patten  Financial Accounts support (retired accountant)

The Finance Co-ordinator’s role is to:

1  Call meetings of the Finance Team up to 4 times a year (after receiving financial
  updates from the diocese), or less if no financial issues arise.

2  Report to the Council such information as they need to know in relation to income.

3  Act as a communication link between the Council, the Finance Team and parishioners
  they represent.

4  Ensure that the financial records required by the Diocese are properly kept.

5  Send the returns required by the Diocese on time and in good order.

6  Oversee the collection and counting of monies.

7  Ensure that collection envelopes are available when needed and that Gift Aid forms are
  up to date.