When it comes to money, we’re not just asking or telling people to give it. We’re committed to teaching and coming alongside to help people be wise stewards of all God gives—and we’re committed to modeling these principles first as a church.
Decision-Making & Oversight
Our Elder Team carefully seeks God’s guidance in determining and approving the allocation of each year’s budget. The Oversight Team, led by Business Director Bryan Wilkins, reviews key financial decisions. Our staff are challenged and expected to be prudent stewards of the budgets entrusted to them. All contributions are confidential. Every dollar received or spent is accounted for through careful record-keeping and audited each year.
In all, we seek God’s will diligently and strive to respond quickly when he provides clear direction regarding our stewardship as a church.
Each year RH develops an annual budget to account for the anticipated income and expenses throughout the fiscal year (July 1-June 30). This process, which involves all layers of leadership of our church, culminates in the approval of an operating budget by our Elder Team. That budget breaks down into the following areas:
- First Fruits (fixed at 12% of income)
- Ministry Budgets (the monies our ministries use for day-to-day expenses)
- Payroll & Benefits
- Capital Expenses
For the fiscal year starting July 1, 2012, we set our annual budget at $7.1 million dollars. This was based on the cumulative needs of all our campuses and our projections for our church’s general giving during the year. Each campus is responsible to cover the costs associated with its needs, and all giving from the campus is directed back towards its efforts.
Find Out More
For more information about the Oversight Team, allocation of funds, confidentiality of contributions, or giving, email Bryan Wilkins or call 714.384.0914 x153.