Finance
Wambrook Parish Church

The Routine Financial Commitments of Wambrook Parish Church

Routine Financial commitments


The financial situation of small parish churches is not very complicated but not widely known about. The largest item of expenditure is the parish share, which is a contribution to the Diocese to cover clergy salaries, church administration and mission. On the basis of the average from Jan 2011 to Dec 2012 the rest of the outgoings has been spent on:



Electricity for heat and light


Insurance


Charities (British Legion, Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution, Save the Children)


Clergy expenses, organist and other payments


Minor repairs and other sundry expenses


Architects (necessary cost relating to building repairs)


25%


25%


13%


21%


8%


8%


100%




43%


4%










53%


100%

Total income over the past two years has been derived as follows:


Church collections, fees and donations


Income from investments


Fund raising events:

Wambrook Ride

Christmas Fair

Wambrook Lectures

Quizzes

Bell Ringers Donation

Millennium Book, Glees Singers

Calendar, Flower Show Table

Green Fair

13%

23%

8%

2%

3%



4%