Sometimes churches forget all the costs involved with a call to a new minister, and this sample is certainly helpful in preparing that Letter of Call.
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Faith Alive Christian Resources provides these guidelines to assist those wishing to utilize their published materials and to maintain compliance with US Copyright Law.
This webpage includes information about how to submit your congregation's records to Heritage Hall at Calvin College for microfilming. You will also find links to online archives. Also, guidelines are given in records management for congregations.
Are you prepared for cardiac emergencies at your church facility? Here is an article from Church Safety that will help your church think through whether you should have a defibrillator at your church and how to make sure you are prepared for cardiac emergencies.
This tip sheet from the IRS will assist you in determining the tests that the IRS considers regarding determining if workers are independent contractors or employees.
Since ministers are not allowed to deduct church related business expenses from their local church employment as self-employed workers, often ministers and other church employees pay unnecessary income taxes on legitimate business expenses.
Today I had an administrator ask me if a record retention schedule was available to help churches. The answer is YES! This record retention schedule will assist you with financial record storage requirements and also with minutes and administrative record retention.
Each individual owns his or her likeness or other identifiable characteristic. If the church uses the videos or images to promote the church or makes them available on the web, then the courts will likely find that the church used the images in a commercial manner.