The Finance Council works as advisors to the Pastor. They review the finances of the Parish on an on-going basis and help to report the financial status of the Parish to the parishioners.
The Finance Council members are: Co-Chairs, Scott Frier and Debbie Morrow, Peace Agube, Elaine Gress, Teddy Mackila, Michael McManus, James Volz
If you have any questions or comments regarding the Parish finances, please contact the Finance Council at FinanceCouncil@stjames-greater.com or contact the parish office at 623-581-0707.
Members of the Pastoral Council are called to be attentive to all ministries and activities of the parish. They help the pastor as consulters in planning, guiding, and otherwise fostering pastoral activity of the parish. They are attentive to the parish with its special gifts and rich diversity, and address areas of parish life such as worship, spirituality, evangelization, education, service, resources and vocations.
This Council partners closely with the Stewardship Council, Finance Council and Staff to implement, monitor and maintain the Parish Pastoral Plan. They work to implement policies of the Diocese of Phoenix and St James Parish. They support all parish ministries and recommend activities for the good of the parish. They endeavor to create a better understanding and support of the Roman Catholic faith. Each year they host the Advent and Lenten Missions, and the Parish Picnic.
Council members include: Irene Molette, Chair, Gretchen Fenninger, Carla Gonzales, Cindy Lancaster, Mark Macri, Bobbi Paul, Ken Pritchett, Knights of Columbus Liaison, Vicky Perez, Linda Rios, Isabel Rogel, Andrew Thomas, Florence Zelman-Fedde
Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM. You can contact the council at PastoralCouncil@stjames-greater.com or by calling the parish office at 623-581-0707.