Church Treasurers and Administrators

Welcome! This area offers information and resources to treasurers and administrators as they support their churches in mission and ministry for Christ.

Before using any of the resources below (or resources for which links are provided below), please read this important notice.

If there is a resource you need or a question you have, please send an email to hello@rca.org.

Donations and General Payments

Send all donations and general payments to the RCA to Reformed Church in America, Attn: Finance Dept., 4500 60th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512. Checks should be made out to "Reformed Church in America." Please indicate the purpose of the gift or payment.

Many donations can also be made online. Please visit www.rca.org/give for more information.

Denominational Info

  • The 2018 Partnership-in-Mission (PIM) share has been set at: $6700
  • The 2017 assessment was set at: $52.23 per member.
  • The 2017 Partnership-in-Mission (PIM) share has been set at: $6400
  • Financial Reports
  • Church Growth Fund, loans for churches and savings certificates to earn interest

Tax and Financial Info

Stewardship

Legal Info

Insurance Info

Beginning January 1, 2014, the newly formed Reformed Benefits Association (the RCA's insurance partnership with the Christian Reformed Church in North America) provides group medical insurance and other insurance products for RCA ministers and lay staff. Visit the RBA website for more information about insurance.

Retirement Info

Important Information about the RCA's 403(b) Retirement Plan

Other Information

Shared Info

The following resources have been submitted by elders, deacons, and treasurers from around the RCA. They are intended to be used as you best see fit (anything from using them as a template to beginning a discussion based on them). Do you have a resource you could share? Please email it to hello@rca.org.

A General Note before You Begin

A disclaimer, because sometimes it's just more nuanced and complicated than we can put on the website.

General Synod Group Exemption Determination

The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has established a "Group Exemption" process, the purpose of which is to enable a "central organization" to obtain a determination from the IRS that it (the central organization) and its "subordinate organizations" are exempt from federal income tax.

Submit Updated Information to U.S. Internal Revenue Service

Guidelines for submitting updated information to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.

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