The task of the offertory counters is to count the weekly offerings and to prepare for banking. The team also maintains records, which are required by the Inland Revenue in connection with Gift Aid.
There are normally three or four persons to each counting team, and eight teams who operate on a rota basis. The counting is done on Sunday morning after Mass, when the offerings for the whole week are counted and logged into the records. Note, Standing Order offerings are dealt with separately, not by the counting teams.
We are always looking for more volunteers to join the teams so if you can, and would like to, please contact Simon Doyle via the parish office.