New Treasurers Resources

GCFA Resources:



  • The Buck Stops Here by Mary Logan
  • Church Financial Records Handbook 2017-2020Cokesbury
  • The Little Book of Boards by Erik Hanberg
  • Ministry and Money – A Practical Guide for Pastors by Janet T. Jamieson & Philip D. Jamieson
  • Nonprofit Finance: A Practical Guide for Controllers, CFOs and Board Members by Sheila Shanaker, CPA
  • The Giant Hairball by Gordon MacKenzie


Listservs (Google groups):

  • UMC-Treasurer Groups – To be added, contact Christine Dodson
  • Association of United Methodist Conference Pension and Benefits Officers (AUMCPBO) – To be added, contact Paul Fernandez


Online Resources:


Magazine subscriptions:


If you are a new treasurer and would like to meet with the GCFA team for new treasurer training at the GCFA offices, please contact us at



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