Manual of Business Methods in Church Affairs

Business Methods in Church Affairs (link to the national church website).  Updated Sept., 2013.

This manual addresses the business methods prescribed for every diocese, parish, mission, and institution subject to the authority of the Episcopal Church.  It identifies requirements and seeks to provide helpful advice on sound, practical internal controls, accounting guidelines and business practices.

Section topics include Financial Management, Internal Controls, Taxes and the Episcopal Church, Bookkeeping, Clergy Discretionary Funds, Audit Guidelines for Congregations, Risk Management and Insurance, Parochial Reports, and Records Management.