The financial base of The Episcopal Diocese of Missouri comes mainly from parish assessments, investments, and individual donations.
The income is used to carry out the mission of the Church and to cover the operational expenses of the diocese.
The finances of The Diocese of Missouri are overseen by:
- Desiree Brattin, Canon for Finance and Administration
- Rita Benson, Finance Assistant and Benefits Administrator
- Al Ludwig, Treasurer
- Liz Yount, Assistant to the Treasurer
These leaders work together with Diocesan Council and other diocesan committees to maintain our day-to-day financial needs, annual budgets and long-term financial sustainability.
The budget of the Diocese of Missouri falls under the direction of Diocesan Council, according to the Constitution and Canons of the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri (Canon III.7).
Download the following budget information:
Independent Auditor's Report:
Schmersahl Treloar & Co., Certified Public Accountants, conducts an independent financial audit for the Corporation of The Episcopal Diocese of Missouri each year.