Collection Counter Ministry


  • Our parish is a "Sacrificial Giving" community where every member is encouraged to share his/her Time, Talent, and Treasure. Collection Counters share their time and talent by keeping up to date financial information for the parish.
  • Money counters must have a police check and sign a confidentiality form prior to performing the job.

Activities / Responsibilities:

  • Open envelopes, ensure that amounts checked correlate with amounts given. Count all monies, tally amounts and balance, fill out the report provided and the deposit slips.
  • Be an active participant in parish worship.
  • Duties require approximately one-half hour after mass on Saturday/Sunday (and other days/special masses as may be required).

Skills, Experience, and Qualifications:

  • General math and money handling skills are helpful. Dependability and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Must be a parishioner for the last five (5) years at St. Peter Celestine Parish.

Personal Traits and Qualities:

  • Desires to serve the community and to commit time and talents to this ministry.
  • Is honest, trustworthy and enthusiastic.
  • Is able to communicate well with others.
  • Has the ability to be part of a team.

Orientation and Training:

  • Provided by the Financial Administrator/Parish Council/Responsible Ministry or a designated parishioner.

Support, Supervision, and Evaluation:

  • The Financial Administrator/Pastor and/or Pastoral Team is the first level of support, supervision and evaluation.

Benefits and Working Conditions:

  • The opportunity to work with a small group of parishioners, sharing time and talent, while counting the treasure.
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