Policies and Procedures

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403(b) Guidebook for Churches - Guidestone Financial

Auto Mileage Reimbursement Calc Form

Bank Accounts Auxiliary Accounts Policy

Benevolence Policy with Release of Liability

Benevolence Standard Guidelines

Benevolence - Travelers Policy

Benevolent Receipt Form

Benevolence - Weekend Policy

Bidding Procedures 

Blog Terms & Conditions (Frank Sommerville)

Board Policies & Procedures

Bookstore / Coffee Shop Policies & Procedures

Bus Usage Policies and Procedures

Cash Handling Policy

Cellphone Policy

Child / Youth Protection Policies (CRUMC)

Child / Youth Protection Policies Addendums (CRUMC)

Child Molestation

Children Ministry Policy 1

Children Ministry Policy 2

Children's Policy Manual (Watermark Community Church - Dallas)

Confidentiality Agreement for Employee
Confidentiality Agreement for Committee Member

Conflict of Interest Policy & Disclosure Form

Contract Review Form

Contract Review Policies

Contribution Guidelines for Short Term Mission Trips

Contributions Policy Sample

Covenant of Employment

Creative / Intellectual Rights Policy 1

Creative and Intellectual Rights Policy

Creative and Intellectual Rights Policy 2   

Credit Card Agreement

Credit Card Policy

Disaster / Emergency Preparedness
Disaster Recovery and Data/IT Backup Policy

Disclaimer Statement

Disclosure of Supplemental Income

Document Retention Policy (Frank Sommerville)

Document Retention Policy with Chart

Donation Acceptance Policy

E-Mail Policy - Sommerville

Emergency Preparedness Plan (also see Disaster / Emergency Preparedness)

Endowment Policy (Heritage UMC)

Events Scheduling Procedures

Facilities Policies (Immanuel Pres., Los Angeles) 

Facilities Policy

Facilities - Preventative Maintenance Program - Best Practices

Financial Management

Financial Policies (by Jim Bramer - bcidot.org)

Financial Policy Handbook and Forms

First Aid Policy Ideas

Fixed Asset Purchase Policy


Frieze Resource Library (Frieze Consulting)

Funeral Policies 

Gifts for Staff Members and Volunteers Policy

Hiring Practices Policy Template

Hosting Outside Events in Facility

Housekeeping Contract Request for Proposal

Human Resources

Inclement Weather Policy

Information Technologies Policies and Best Practices

Information System Policies

Information Systems

Information Systems Policy (FUMC,Tulsa, OK)

Intellectual Properties and Creative Rights

Internet Policy - Sommerville

Investment Policy Sample

Ministry Business Services Policies & Procedures for Purchase 

Minutes How to Take Policy

Hiring Policy

Pandemic Workplace Policies

Pastoral Counseling

Personnel Policy / Handbook

Political Activity Policy

Political Activity Policy (Frank Sommerville)

Prayer Requests

Privacy Policy

Prototype for Congregations (Lutheran Church)

Retail Sales Policy

Sabbatical Policy 1

Sabbatical Policy 2

Sabbatical Policy 3 

Sex Offender Attendance Policy

Sexual Harassment

Short Term Missions Trip Policy 1

Short Term Missions Trip Policy 2

Short Term Missions Trip Policy 3
Short Term Missions Forms and Procedures

Short Term Missions Forms and Procedures 2

Short Term Missions Forms and Procedures 3

Short Term Missions Forms and Procedures 4

Sleepover Policy

Social Media Policy for Church Staff

Social Networking - Sommerville

Spouse Travel Policy

Stewardship Committee

Technical Services Policy

Transportation Management

Wedding Guide (policies, forms, etc)  MS Publisher format

Wedding Policy

Workmans Comp Release

Workplace Safety

XPastor misc Policies & Procedures

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