Financial Matters 


Christian Education Ministries, in response to a request by the ARP Board of Stewardship, worked together with the Central Services staff of the ARP to create and offer a series of seminars for treasurers and church leaders.


Roger Wiles

Executive Director of ARP Central Services, pastor, lawyer. What the role of the treasurer is & is not; Not for Profit corporation (state law); Unincorporated association (state law);501c3 (federal law)

Rev. Bob Illman, pastor and lawyer

Presentation in 2015 on the role and responsibilities of the church treasurer

Brian Such, Alisa Prince 

contributions, recording and reporting

Alisa Prince 

payroll, taxes; reporting forms and common church errors

Carolyn Heatherly 

a brief summary of benefits; who is eligible; need for timely enrollment in the benefit programs; insurance, retirement programs

Steve Nichols, ARP Foundation 

gift giving; ARP no-cost investment services; fund management; estate gift giving; increasing church giving; financial management as outreach


Brian Such

Practical Applications: receiving and recording finances, banking and statement reconciliation


These seminars were recorded in November of 2016 and are available at no cost to you as part of CEM's commitment to serve you. 

Some of the information in these recordings is time sensitive as tax laws, insurance and benefit packages may change. CEM will post updates passed on to us by Central Services. For up to the minute information, contact

Central Services 864-232-8297.