EOFY – What Does This Mean To You?

‘EOFY’ are letters we see around the shops and in ads at this time of year. Most people are aware of end of financial year. For some of us, it means extra reporting, extra work, extra jobs, but for most of us, it probably doesn’t mean much other than having

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May Finance Report

Below is the Finance Report for May 2022.  The Cash Flow graph represents our ‘Cash at Bank’ at the end of each month.  ‘Cash at Bank’ refers to all our bank accounts, excluding Capital Funds or Special Projects Account.  The second graph illustratesthe gap between budgeted and actual giving to help us

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Do You Read the Finance Report?

Do you receive the newsletter each Thursday? Do you read most of the articles, but scroll past the finance report each month? It tends to be the case that when things are going well, people just trust and don’t ask questions, but when things aren’t going so well, suddenly they

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April Finance Report

Below is the Finance Report for April 2022.  The Cash Flow graph represents our ‘Cash at Bank’ at the end of each month.  ‘Cash at Bank’ refers to all our bank accounts, excluding Capital Funds or Special Projects Account.  The second graph illustratesthe gap between budgeted and actual giving to help us

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March Finance Report

Below is the Finance Report for March 2022.  The Cash Flow graph represents our ‘Cash at Bank’ at the end of each month.  ‘Cash at Bank’ refers to all our bank accounts, excluding Capital Funds or Special Projects Account.  The second graph illustratesthe gap between budgeted and actual giving to help us

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February Finance Report

Below is the Finance Report for February2022.  The Cash Flow graph represents our ‘Cash at Bank’ at the end of each month.  ‘Cash at Bank’ refers to all our bank accounts, but not our Capital Funds or Special Projects Account.  The second graph shows the gap between budgeted and actual giving –

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Church Finances – We All Have a Part to Play

In my role as Finance Manager here at Living church, it’s my job to pay the pills, take care of payroll and reconcile all the giving. I then turn these figures into reports that help the staff and Board to make wise decisions about how we steward the finances in

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Surplus Brainstorm Update

As part of the budget presentation at the ‘Towards 2022’ event at the start of Term 4, we asked tables to brainstorm ideas of how to spend some expected surplus funds.  We find ourselves with a surplus because we have been very fortunate to receive rental income from 4Cyte Pathology,

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October Finance Report

Below is the Finance Report for October 2021.  The Cash Flow graph represents our ‘Cash at Bank’ at the end of each month.  ‘Cash at Bank’ refers to all our bank accounts, but not our Capital Funds or Special Projects Account.  The second graph shows the gap between budgeted and actual giving

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Fabinrose (AJ’s Sports Centre)

Each year in our budget, we are blessed to have a line item in the income section called ‘Fabinrose Distributions’. I often get questions about what that is. Fabinrose is the name of the trust that was established in the early 90s to operate AJ’s Sports Centre at Algester. The

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