New to the Finance Council? What you need to know.

Mr. Peter Flynn, CFO for the Diocese of Fort Worth, Texas provides an introduction to new members of the Parish Finance Council.  What do you need to know when accepting the responsibility of this ministry?  What is your relationship to the pastor?  to the parishioners?  to other parish ministers?  How can you take your business background and apply it to church ministry?  Mr. Flynn helps orient new finance council members to their new role in the parish.

Role of the Parish Finance Council

Mr. Bill White, Director Emeritus of the Office of Fiscal Management in the Diocese of Brooklyn, NY discuss the role of the Parish Finance Council stemming from Canon Law and the US Bishop’s Letter on Stewardship.  What is the role of the Finance Council in the life of the parish?  How does a pastor select member?  What is their focus?  Mr. White provides an overview that is applicable to parishes across the country.