We are currently working on updating the Finance webpages, this means that some links may not be currently working as we work on this over the summer. Sorry for any inconvenience, but if you have any questions on finances or suggestions for this webpage, please let Chris Boden know.


We hope that you find this page helpful and that you are able to find the information you are looking for. We are always looking to improve these pages, so if you have any suggestions, or ideas for things that should be covered, please do let Chris Boden know. 

If you would like more information on a particular topic, then please do contact the Finance Team.

An additional useful resource is the Church of England's Parish Resources website, which covers a range of issues.

Hunting down the best value deals for your church isn’t always easy and takes time. That’s why the National Church and the dioceses set up the Parish Buying service. The Parish Buying team use the bulk buying power of the Church to negotiate competitive prices with approved suppliers, across a range of different products. 



Help on putting together your accounts and software that can help you.


Help on putting together a budget and why it is important for your church.


Details of Parochial and other fees

Gift Aid & GASDS

Help with Gift Aid and GASDS.


Help on finding and putting together grant applications.


Help on finding insurance.

Parish Share
Each year the diocesan budget pays for the shared costs of mission and ministry across all the parishes of the diocese, and puts the diocesan Kingdom People vision into practice for the fruitful service of church, community and world. We do this through a common fund; each parish pays a share into that common fund, which we call parish share.
Open Parish Share

Parochial expenses
PCCs should should ensure that parochial clergy, and stipendiary lay workers are reimbursed their expenses in full and at regular intervals.
Open Parochial expenses

Worcester Diocesan Board of Finance Accounts
The latest accounts for the Worcester Dicoesan Board of Finance
Open Worcester Diocesan Board of Finance Accounts

The Finance Team
An introduction to the Finance Team
Open The Finance Team

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