Northern Presbytery

Working together for a better future​

Full Presbytery 2021

The Property & Finance Workgroup is a support group for the Presbytery and parishes to enable the Presbytery and Parishes / Congregations to address the fiscal and property issues facing the NP and parishes within the Northern Presbytery.

The Property and Finance Workgroup  meet on the third Monday of each month.

Correspondence should be  addressed to the Executive Officer, Dr Rod Watts ( and copied to theProperty & Finance Workgroup Convenor, Cunny Atchison ( ) Ideally Parish requests for decisionsby the P&F should be forwarded to the EO at least one week before the P&F Meeting date.

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Treasurers’ information – Church Management Support Guide

Download the Church Management Support Guide updated 24 August 2020.

It has been produced to guide treasurers through their role; it is a business resource for administration and management.

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Please note that the CHURCH MANAGEMENT SUPPORT GUIDE is an interactive pdf – where website addresses and links appear in the book you can click on them and the website or link will open. To search the document: right click anywhere on the document and a menu box will appear, click on “find” and a small search box will appear, type in the name of the item you are searching for and press enter on your keyboard. The item you are searching for will now be highlighted in the document; use the arrows on the search box to forward to all the places in the document your item is listed.


Crombie Lockwood was selected as the Church’s insurance broker effective from 6 May 2013. 

Information about insurance cover and how to make claims can be obtained directly from Crombie Lockwood. 

Presbyterian insurance contacts
•    Phone 0800 740 001
•    Enquiries:
•    Claims: 

General insurances 

Lisa Adams 
+64 9 356 1523

Steve Walsham
+64 9 357 4883 | +64 27 403 4672

Liability insurance

Jac Heale
+64 4 381 8153 | +64 27 5911 023


Brendan Main
+64 6 350 3802

Insurance updates from Crombie Lockwood 
•    May 2018 –  Renewal and premium payment
•    Parish obligations in relation to property insurance 
•    Strategies to reduce arson risk for parishes