Diocese of Portsmouth

Resources for Treasurers


Assistance with parish money matters is offered by Victoria James, the Stewardship Adviser whose role involves assisting parishes with virtually any matter relating to finance, the preparation of annual accounts, gift aid and the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme, grants, fundraising and general help to parish treasurers, gift aid officers, regular giving officers and stewardship promoters.

Documents and Links

Parish Buying

The service offers a range of competitively priced national contracts from approved suppliers covering a wide range of spend areas. There are also a range of buying guides available offering helpful tips and advice, all of which help parishes to not only save time and money, but also be better stewards in their spending. 

Church Insurance Made Easy

You will find guidance for planning community outreach activities, church organised events and administering your insurance.

Ecclesiastical’s 'Church Insurance Made Easy' guides