The Finance Ministry prepares the annual budget for the next fiscal year – to include the congregation’s full share in support of the wider ministry of the Virginia Synod and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America – for the review and endorsement of the Church Council and the approval by the congregation at its Annual Meeting in November. It exercises oversight of the congregation’s financial affairs to make sure that they are being conducted efficiently, giving particular attention to the prompt payment of all obligations and to the submission of benevolence monies to the Virginia Synod treasurer, as wells oversees the congregation’s investments, subject to the approval of the Church Council.                                                                              Back to Ministries