Church Management Consulting

When it comes to church business, there’s not much we haven’t experienced at MinistryCFO. Our team has helped hundreds of churches, of all types, throughout the country: big churches, small churches, start-up churches, churches in transition, churches needing operational upgrades, administrative upgrades and all points in between. And we love what we do. Our company culture is centered around a best practices approach. We have a real desire to see all of our clients thrive.

Below is a list of the various projects that we typically undertake for our clients:

1. Donor Report Analysis: Please watch the video and see our President, Sanford Levings, conduct a nationwide educational webinar on behalf of Church Community Builder. MinistryCFO has spent years perfecting an easy to use management system that equips church leaders to stay better connected with their base of donors.

Effective Leadership - Balancing Intuition with Information

2. Church Governance: Updating governance documents and procedures falls in that quandrant of not urgent, but important. Frankly, governance is utterly important. If and when a difficult situation arises in your church, we want you to be prepared from a legal standpoint with adequate insurance coverage in place.

Church Governance Quadrant

3. Incorporation and Start-Up: Each year, we incorporate dozens of churches throughout the country. There is more here than meets the eye. Incorporation includes a myriad of to do’s, including: state articles of Incorporation, EIN registration, adoption of bylaws, board minutes and trade name registration. Start-up issues abound as well and include: opening a checking account, payroll set-up, and creating a workable chart of accounts. Let us help you get up and running quickly, effeciently and cost effectively.

Church Startup

4. Systems Assessment: There are some great technologies out there that we want churches to carefully consider, such as: 1) remote deposit capture, 2) text recognition, 3) credit card download, 4) payroll download and internet banking. All of these technologies will save you time and money…savings that you can invest back into your ministry. We also want to set your online giving up with, what we refer to as, the 10 essential frameworks. Are you wondering how well your current systems are working? Consider taking this quick 7-question Business Systems Assessment test and we’ll send you back a free assessment.

Free Business Systems Assessment

5. Financial Reporting Assessment: What is the level of financial oversight in your church? Are financial reports delivered to you and the other key leaders on a consistent, timely and accurate basis? Are your financial reports easy to read and understand? When we bring on a new client, we almost always simplify financial reports. Our goal is to empower church leaders with information that is meaningful, easier to understand and useful. Consider taking this quick 5- question Financial Oversight Test and we’ll provide you with immediate insight into your church’s current level of reporting and the degree to which the right people are undertaking essential oversight on your behalf.

Financial Oversight