Stewardship

St. Michael Stewardship Commission consists of active members of the Parish Community who are interested in the financial support of the parish as well as the effective management and use of parish resources.  The Commission meets the third Monday of every month at 7 pm from September through June in the Parish Office Conference Room.

 

Commission membership and all meetings are open to interested parishioners.  The commission seeks parishioners with special expertise in engineering, maintenance, management, construction, lighting, heating/cooling, legal, and insurance issues for periodic advice and guidance.

 

The commission is responsible for the following activities:

  • To review, adjust, finalize and consolidate the proposed operating budget for the parish

  • Monitor actual income and expenses throughout the fiscal  year

  • Report to and make recommendations to the Parish Pastoral Council to avert possible budget shortfalls

  • Report to parishioners on the financial state of the parish

  • Coordinate fund raising activities in accordance to parish priorities

  • Assess safety, repair and accessibility of all parish facilities

  • Monitor capitol improvements

PURPOSE OF COMMISSION
The purpose of the Stewardship Commission is to keep before the Parish the importance of Christian Stewardship. To encourage the members of the Parish to commit themselves, on a year-round basis, to generously share their talents, time, and treasure to further God’s Works and to ensure the wise use of Parish resources.

More specially, the Stewardship Commission has established the following goals to guide its operation:

To coordinate expenditures of the parish.

To educate and encourage parishioners in support of the church through stewardship of time, talent, and treasure.

To account for parish properties and to provide guidance in property use.

To formulate a program of personnel policies for the parish.

Contact: Sr. JoAnn Lucas
Sub-Committees: Fixed Asset Sub-Committee