Finance and Audit

The finance department oversees payroll, human resources, budget and expenditures of the diocese. It also serves as a liaison for various foundations and endowments. Below you will find resources and information about diocesan and congregational financial management.


A church audit must be completed annually and submitted to the diocese. Read more.

Clergy Compensation

Diocesan compensation guidelines were established by the Advisory Committee on Compensation and Resources (ACCR) and approved by Diocesan Council on September 12, 2015 to provide congregations and clergy with information to make thoughtful and intentional decisions concerning clergy compensation, benefits and expenses according to diocesan standards. Read more.

Diocesan Budget

The consolidated budget is funded primarily with Mission Share dollars. Other sources of funding come from the William Cooper Procter Fund and other restricted funds. Read more.

Employee Benefits

Information about health and dental benefits, lay employee pension plans, and disability insurance can be found on the Employee Benefits page.

Expense Reimbursement

Individuals acting on behalf of the diocese may be reimbursed for mileage and other necessary expenditures provided the expenses have been pre-approved by the bishop or his designee. Read more.

Financial Assistance

The diocese offers several forms of financial assistance to congregations and individuals, in the form of grants, loans or scholarships. Read more.

Mission Share

Mission Share is the annual financial contribution required from a congregation for the support of the mission and ministry of the diocese. Read more.

Parochial Reports

Parochial Reports are due each year by March 1. Read more.

Finance team

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Chief Finance Officer

Christine Perme

Canon for Budget and Finance

The Rev. Canon David Getreu

Senior Accountant; General ledger and Acts. Receivable manager

Susan Byrnside

Payroll and Benefits Administrator

Lori Crenshaw

Accounts Payable

Kelly Whittaker