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St. John’s Parish Finance Committee Meeting

20th November 2020

(Via Zoom)


  1. Minutes:
  • Minutes of previous meeting were proposed, seconded and adopted.
  • Minutes of previous meeting agreed for publication.

   2. Matters Arising:

  • Matters arising were discussed as they arose according to the agenda.

  3. Correspondence: None.

  1. Parish Accounts: Financial reports of parish accounts (income & expenditure) for the period 01/09/2020 to 31/10/2020 and a detailed comparison for the same period the previous year were presented, discussed and approved. The following items were also noted under parish accounts.
    1. The online donation system has been developed to include the November offerings.
    2. General feedback is that large-size urban parishes are being harder hit financially by Covid than the rural country parishes.
    3. Agreed that similar to many other charities and organisations, St. John’s Parish has suffered financially due to the COVID-19 virus.
    4. Despite the current restrictions, it was felt that parishioner weekly envelope contributions are doing quite well.
    5. Income from Parish Centre is down significantly.
    6. The Annual Parish Bazaar will not be going ahead this year.
  1. Update on Building Sub-Committee: Reports were provided on ongoing parish building and maintenance matters.



Next Meeting: 16th February 2021.