The Finance Council comprises of the Pastor and a minimum of three (3) other members who demonstrate a level of experience in finance, budgeting, property maintenance and good business practices.  The Council carries out the temporal administration of the Parish establishing guidelines and advising on matters such as revenues, expenses, loans, investments, bookkeeping, repairs, construction, contracts, and salaries.  Members serving on the Council must be Parishioners and are elected for terms of three years in duration. Parish Finance Councils are responsible to the Episcopal Corporation (the owner of all diocesan personal and real property).