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Why does a church need a budget?

Maggie Durran

by Maggie Durran

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 @ 12:26

We have such a minimal amount of income at our church, why do we need to write up a budget?

EVEN if a church is so on its uppers that it decides to spend nothing, the PCC will still have diocesan quota, insurances, repairs, and any utilities as its responsibilities. And there are churches where as much as 90 per cent of income seems to become swallowed by such necessities.

A budget allows you to prioritise and plan your spending. Types of spending by the ...

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