Giving is part of Christian discipleship and
financial support is an aspect of Christian fellowship.
the Church of England today it is vital that Churches and individuals recognise
the importance of wise stewardship of thier assets to promote truth and resist
on using money and assets wisely in the light of the spiritual and moral
crisis in the Church of England.
produced by John Richardson and others setting out how Churches might use
their quota or 'parish share' payments to bring more accountability into
Diocesan and national Church finances.
Pages regarding the financial
strucure of the Church of England.
The paper Faithful Stewards encourages
parishes to establish trust deeds to safeguard funds.
Parishes should always seek specific
legal advice for this. The following trust deed is known to have been
approved by the Charity Commission in recent years and may prove a useful starting
point. It is important that clear doctrinal statement are included.
example trust deed.
The Southwark Good Stewards Company Limited.
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