Church Treasurer

The custodian of all church funds. These include the tithe; funds designated for local, institutional, mission, or conference purposes, all collections and offerings from the Sabbath school, the Adventist Youth Society, Community Services center, and other departments of the church. He or she issues receipts for all monies received in church envelopes; he or she remits to the conference each month the tithe and various offerings given for missions or general work, but holds in a bank account in the name of the church all funds contributed to the local church or to its departments and societies, and any income from rentals or other sources. Funds that he or she may be holding for the church school or for the Adventist Youth Society, the Community Services center, and other church organizati...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.