Parish Treasurer Training Days 2019

Date: 3rd August 2019 - 14th August 2019
Time: 10am-4pm
Venue: Various
Cost: Free

The Diocese of Exeter is delighted to announce three training days designed for those Parish Treasurers who have been recently appointed, or would like a refresher.


  • Saturday 3 August @ The Old Deanery in Exeter
  • Thursday 8 August @ Holy Trinity Church in Barnstaple
  • Wednesday 14 August @ St Luke’s Church in Buckfastleigh

Time: 10am to 4pm (lunch provided)

The training is primarily aimed at those operating receipts and payments accounts and will cover the key areas that you are likely to be asked to deal with in your role as a Parish Treasurer:

Principles of accounts

Annual report and accounts


Systems for record keeping

Independent examination

Gift aid, including small donations scheme


Employment issues


Parish Giving Scheme

Statutory fees

If you would like to book your place, please use the online booking form below stating which parish you represent. Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. The courses are in the Courses/Events section of the booking form (please click on the drop down arrow). The course will not appear when fully booked.

Please note that you must enter your name, parish role and a contact telephone number and email address in order for your booking to be processed.  Please also answer the ‘maths’ question before submitting the form as this proves you are not a robot!

We would also be grateful if you could let us know if you have booked onto the course, but are no longer able to attend. Thank you and we look forward to meeting you on the day!

booking form

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