Committee Background

The Finance Committee is a sub-committee of the Standing Committee.  It facilitates budget conversations with the congregation and provides financial analyses and other support to the Standing Committee and staff as needed.

The committee’s charter is available here: FinComm Charter

Finance Committee Membership
Michelle Fortier,
  To Be Named
Val Vallancourtvalvallancourt@gmail.comStanding Comm. Rep.
Fifi Ballfball@firstparish.orgex officio and non-voting
Dave Ellwood, Chair of Standing Committeedaveelwood@hotmail.comex officio and non-voting


2017 – 2018 Budget Year

Committee Materials

The Finance Committee undertook a study of stewardship related issues last year and wrote a report for the Standing Committee.  A copy of the report is also posted here:  Stewardship Report


Meeting Minutes

 October Meeting

 November Meeting

 December Meeting

 January Meeting

 February Meeting

 April Meeting

 May Meeting

Finance Committee Information

Interested in First Parish Financial Reports? Just ask.

Are you interested in knowing what the church is spending its money on?   Or where the money comes from to pay the bills?  That information (and more) is contained in First Parish’s monthly financial reports. You may receive these reports by monthly email.  If interested, please contact Fifi Ball,,
A paper copy of the current reports is also posted outside the church’s front office.

Guide to Reading Monthly Financial Reports

Click here for a guide to reading and understanding the monthly reports put together by the Finance Committee.

Archived material from previous fiscal years:  Click here