SEVERNA PARK United Methodist Church


Responsibilities of the Finance Committee are:
  • Provide Financial Direction

  • Budgeting

  • Provide for funding the budget

  • Count receipts

  • Report receipts to the Church Council and Congregation

  • Ensure proper use of funds

  • Annual Audit

Membership of the Finance Committee


The Discipline of The United Methodist Church provides for the Committee on Finance to be made up of persons who, by virtue of other leadership responsibilities, link the committee to other areas of congregational life, as well as several persons who are nominated in recognition commitment and witness of personal stewardship. The following are members of the committee: Chairperson, Pastor (s), Lay member to the Annual Conference, Chairperson of the Church Council, Representative of the committee on pastor-parish relations, representative of the Trustees, Chairperson of Stewardship, Lay Leader, Financial Secretary, Treasurer, Church Business Manager, Others as determined by the Charge Conference.

Finance Committee Members


Chairman Dan Dickerson
Staff Accountability Rev. Ron Foster
Class of 2013 Jeff Piepmeier
Class of 2014 Cheri Cullen
Wayne Burdick
Bob Wimbrow
Class of 2015 Kim Ktippendorf
Don Heim
Cris Young
Committee Representatives
Lay Leader Heather Kraus
Church Council Lynnette Cloughley
Capital Campaign Reid Reininger
Trustees Todd Popham
Financial Secretary Carol Rice
Treasurer Lynne Chaput
Audit Diane Netherland
Money Counters Susan Burkhart
SPRC Chair Dave Milliman
Lay Member To Conference Heather Kraus


(With exception of the Pastor, paid members serve without vote.)

The Finance Committee meets on the third Monday of most months at 7:30 PM in Room 301.

Church members are invited to attend at any time. Those wishing to explore service on this committee or its sub-committees should contact the Chair.


"I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked and you gave me clothing, I was sick and you took care of me, I was in prison and you visited me." (Matthew 25:35-36, NRSV)

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Severna Park United Methodist Church
731 Benfield Road,  Severna Park,  MD 21146

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