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In Philippians 4:19, the Apostle Paul writes: "My God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus."
As Christians, we are called to manage our finances wisely in the true spirit of stewardship.
The resources below can help.

In this section, you'll find detailed information about managing parish finances, complying with the law and providing benefits
(such as insurance) to clergy and other parish staff members. Detailed links are provided on the lower left below. Frequently used resources are listed by icon below. If you need immediate assistance, please call the Office of the Bishop at (269) 381-2710.

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Blue Arrow LeftStewardship: Click here now.

Blue Arrow LeftManual of Business Methods in Church Affairs: Click here now.

Blue Arrow LeftInsurance: Click here now.

Blue Arrow LeftRetiree Information:
Gray DotClergy Pension Benefit Guide
Gray DotRetiree Health Care Assistance
Gray DotLife Insurance
Gray DotLong Term Care Insurance

Blue Arrow LeftParish Budgeting & Finances:
Gray DotParish Apportionments
Gray DotTips on the Budgeting Process
Gray DotParochial Reports (due March 1)
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Gray DotWhere to File a Parochial Report
Gray DotParish Treasurer Workshop (PDF)
Gray DotApportionment Reduction Information
Gray DotApportionment Reduction Form

Blue Arrow LeftDiocesan Budget & Finances:
Gray DotDiocesan Forms
Gray DotBudget Request Form
Gray DotDiocesan Investment Policy
Gray DotEDWM Investment Fund Balances
Gray DotDiocesan Investment Report
Gray DotSocially Responsible Investing
Gray DotAudited Statements 2012-2013
Gray DotAudited Statements 2011-2012
Gray DotAudited Statements 2010-2011

Gray DotAudited Statements 2008-2009

Blue Arrow LeftOther Helpful Tools & Resources:
Gray DotIRS Guidelines for Churches
Gray DotState of Michigan Taxes
Gray DotDiocesan Staff
Gray DotContact Us

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Insurance Proposed EDWM Budget Employee or Contractor? 2013 Manual of Business Methods in Church Affairs Clergy Pension Benefits Guide Diocesan Forms 2013 Open Enrollment IRS Guide for Churches Michigan Tax Information