Kirk Session meeting 19th November 2014


Finance Report


Items discussed at finance meeting on 13th November:-

Accounts to 31 Oct 2014

Outstanding Corporation Tax return

Hall rents from non church organisations –confirmed up to date

Bank lodgement issue-disappointing response from Clydesdale Bank. JK to write again.

Gift Aid-new convenor Susan Findlay working with David McLay to lodge qtr 2 and 3 GA claims and also  GASDS claim to 5th april 2014.

WFO-envelopes for 2015 ready for distribution to elders in December

Annexe/extension-update given on building work, grants received and fundraising. Noted potential shortfall of income around april/may 2015 to be met by temp loan from general/fabric funds. Noted that this forms large % of H&K's reserves, albeit for a short period of time.

Building extension fund-current balance  & fundraising to date

Organist salary/contract

Photocopier lease expiring/new machine

Utility contracts

New Hall letting / vat implications

Mission Support Fund (from Presbytery)-note passed to Mission team

Stewardship & Finance seminar-J McKechnie & Susan Findlay would attend

Ministry & Mission contribution-for 2014-reduction of £300 for year-final figure £88,661. Provisional figure for 2015 set at £88,467