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.
Learn more about the difference between auditing and reviewing.
The following link directs you to helpful books pertaining to Internal Controls. Internal controls are methods that ensure the integrity of accounting and financial information.
The purpose of this policy is to give guidelines as to when a separate fund should be established for monitoring church revenues and expenses, to describe a process of accountability for separate funds, and to develop a procedure for monitoring separate fund expenditures and revenue.
The purpose of this policy is to set forth broad guidelines under which the funds of the denomination shall be managed. Investment objectives are: preserving the principal value of funds, earning a reasonable return, and more.
The following link directs you to a list of books pertaining to Church and Nonprofit Taxes. These Financial guides will equip you with resources and professional advice to better understand tax laws.
The purpose of this policy is to give guidelines for establishing and using a Capital Replacement Fund at the church and to assure accountability of funds used for building and equipment upgrades.
Unrelated Business Income defines an activity is an unrelated business if three requirements are met: 1. It is a trade or business, 2. It is regularly carried on, 3...
The following publication explains the benefits and the responsibilities under the federal tax system for churches and religious organizations.