The duties of the Parish Finance Council are to provide assistance to the Pastor in planning, providing for and supervising the financial affairs and the physical properties of the parish. The Council is concerned with the budget, stewardship and church support, insurance coverage and the effective utilization and maintenance of the parish plant. This Council thus provides the necessary administrative and financial skills needed to sustain the mission and ongoing development of the parish community. The members are to be qualified in financial administration, financial planning, fundraising, law, or building maintenance and construction. Members are appointed by the Pastor for three year terms with the possibility of reappointment.