The value of supporting documentation for financial transactions can be measured by the degree of objectivity with which such documentation was compiled. For example, auditors rely on bank statements to confirm the accuracy bank holdings. The following document show some definitions and a list...
The purpose of this policy is to give some guidelines for use of spending Petty Cash funds, to assist the church secretary to monitor its use, to provide consistency in the use of Petty Cash for personal expenditures, and to provide a process to assure accountability of Petty Cash use.
This Payment Request Form is an excel spreadsheet that simplifies requests. We are providing a form that includes description, account, amount, and additional information that describe the business nature of the request.
The purpose of this Expenditure Policy is to provide guidelines of how church funds are obligated and spent, to define accountability for spending church funds, and to develop a procedure for expenditure authorization and processing payments. Learn more about the procedures and statements...
The purpose of this Policy is to provide access to efficient and alternative means of payment for approved expenses, and to improve efficiency and reduce costs of payables processing. Learn more about the procedure of this the Credit Card Policy.
The purpose of the Benevolence Fund Policy is to provide financial assistance to both church members and members of the community who are experiencing difficulties meeting essential life needs such as: food, shelter, clothing, health care or other financial needs. Click the document to learn...
The Children's Ministry Volunteer Packet equips the volunteer with a better understanding of what is required of the ministry and what God teaches through His Word regarding children. Learn more about qualities, characteristics, and teachings that guide the volunteer through the Children's ...
The earth is the LORD’s and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it. - Psalm 24:1. Christian stewardship begins with a solid understanding that the property we call our own is not ours at all, but God’s.
The following document is an overview of Consecration Sunday. This includes information about its philosophy, goals, plans, time-frame, and more. Learn what must be done during the time-frame and what each committee member must do.
This Consecration Sunday Memo informs the Council of the plans for Consecration Sunday. The plan presented to the council includes four goals for Consecration Sunday. Learn more about what these four goals are and what is disclosed within the Memo.
The Barnabas foundation approaches their work with Stewardship and God's love. The Barnabas foundation provides you with information, support, and materials for participating churches. Learn about Benefits and Services, Testimonials, Church Conferences and Events, and more!
This policy gives some guidelines as to how gifts of stock should be handled, and what processes to follow to protect the donor and your church.
Have you ever thought about how you could give more to your church? There is a way to give more with the financial assets you already have.
The goal of Planned Giving is to encourage and assist members and friends of your Church to make planned gifts. These gifts will advance the mission and purpose of your Church ministries.
The Offering Procedures give detailed instructions as to what, who, and where the offering should go. Learn more about who takes the collection during each service, where the offering should be placed after each service, and where the offering should be placed and its final destination.
If you would like to make a donation online, through phone, or by mail, please click the following link for more information.
The Count Team Agreement is an understanding of the church's giving and financial information. This agreement states that all members within the team understand the conditions and agreement.
The Counting Procedures 2 is a continuation of Counting Procedures 1. The Counting Team assists the Assistant Treasurer in accurately and confidentially counting the funds received from the congregation. The team records giving on a weekly basis. The team consists of five members approved by...
The Counting Procedures discloses the responsibilities and general duties of the counting team and volunteers. The Counting Team assists the Assistant Treasurer in accurately and confidentially counting the funds received from the congregation. The team records giving on a weekly basis. The...
The following template is a sample of the your church programs with a desired budget amount. These programs include Worship Ministries, High school, Outreach, Congregational life, and more!
The Loan Fund has served the Christian Reformed Church since 1983 by providing loans to CRC churches at lower interest rates and offering its investors higher rates of return.
This Budget Template file is tailored to the user with a form for presenting your church's annual budget. This form also provides a comparative analysis for prior year's budget.
The Review Report is an acknowledgement for the council of your church which states: All information contained in the financial statements is the representation of the management of your church. This review was made in accordance with generally accepted standards for review engagements.
This Review Guide evaluates key issues: Segregation of duties and functions, Oversight and control by council, Accurate and timely financial reporting, and Safeguarding of assets.
The following information provide some helpful points for any church contending with the implementation of financial policies and procedures.