Church Finance Handbook

For Church Treasurers and Finance Committees
Newly updated and expanded by Rev. Karen McArthur

Please note that the Church Finance Handbook is currently out of print.  Watch our website and the weekly E-Mailing for news about the newest edition and when it will become available for purchase. In the meantime, the current handbook can be accessed online at no charge using the following link:

Read Church Finance Handbook online (pdf) updated as of 12-17-2010

Church Finance Handbook - Updates to Print Version




1 7/21/2010 Due to changes in federal law, the May 2010 update on grandfathered plans has been rescinded
2 7/21/2010 Tax break for hiring new lay employee previously unemployed for 60 days