Financial Stewardship

financial stewardshipThe Financial Management Ministry assures prudent and reasonable oversight and management of Parish financial assets to assure their best use for operations and strategic planning.


Its purpose is to count the amount of plate giving and other offerings, and to credit each donor’s account promptly and accurately.
Leader: Dianne Diaz

Finance Committee

Its purpose is to be knowledgeable concerning the financial matters of the Parish on behalf of the Vestry; recommending actions to the Vestry that will assure good stewardship of the income and expenses of the annual operations and special needs.
Leader: Dianne Diaz

Gratitude & Generosity

This team strives to make stewardship part of the fabric of our daily life together: for all our congregation to take ownership and support our church’s programs and future by pledging toward our annual campaign and considering planned giving options.
Leader: Jim Wooldridge

Investment Committee

The committee works with the Treasurer in the oversight of all funds invested by the Parish. These funds include: Endowment Fund (ECF), Bequest Fund (Vanguard), Stock Transfer Account (Charles Schwab), Endowment Dividends account (BMO Bank), Advent Memorial Garden Chapel Reserve account (BMO Bank).
Leader: Bob Stewart

Major Gifts

This ministry has responsibility for an education/cultivation plan for estate and special giving. (Usually this is Endowments, Bequests, restricted for specific purposes.) It develops Major Maintenance, Facilities Reserve, and Special Gifts Funds.
Leader: Dan Contonis


This position ensures that Parish financial transactions are in accordance with budget and Vestry policies. The treasurer recommends use of Parish funds to the Vestry as needed. Confidentiality of pledges and contribution infomation is assured as part of this job.
Leader: Kim Haskell