The United Methodist Church Giving App Rebranded and Now Available for Android and iOS...

Nashville, TN – The General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA), working in partnership with Vanco Payment Solutions has developed and improved the convenient...

Stop the Presses!! – New Overtime Laws are on hold! #FLSA

By Rik Jamieson | Assistant PNW Conference Treasurer Just before Thanksgiving a federal court in Texas granted a nationwide injunction blocking the enforcement of proposed changes to...

Funding Ministries and Mission Outreach 2017

What are Conference budgets? How can I support mission? What resources are available from The PNW Conference that can help our church treasurers? Download...

Surcharge coming for PNW churches who fail to use Background Check credit

By Teri Tobey | Program Associate for Young People's Ministries Your church received an advance premium credit as an incentive to complete background checks on staff...

Got Employees in Washington State? Make sure you plan for these 2 things

Assistant Conference Treasurer Rik Jamieson shares two upcoming changes to labor law in Washington State that could impact local churches. As these changes to the minimum wage and sick leave approach, leaders should take the opportunity to make sure that all labor practices are in alignment with state and federal laws

The 40-Year Run

The 40-Year Run By Jesse N. Love with Bruce Galvin The road for Bruce Galvin, assistant treasurer, has been a long one. Galvin has served at...

There’s a new tax law in town!

Starting in 2020, Washington will be the fifth state in the nation to offer paid family and medical leave benefits to workers. Assistant PNW Conference Treasurer Rik Jamieson provides this synopsis on how this new law will impact local churches and how they handle payroll.

Welcome Rik Jamieson, Assistant Treasurer for the PNWUMC!

Rik Jamieson is the new assistant treasurer and comptroller for the Pacific Northwest Conference. He graduated from State University of New York at Buffalo...

How We Can Do More for Less

Apportioned giving is one of the most misunderstood things in United Methodism. Sometimes maligned as taxes funding a shadowy bureaucracy, they are more appropriately...

Seattle Minimum Wage Ordinance

By Brant Henshaw | Treasurer and Director of Administrative Services A lot of publicity was generated when Seattle adopted a “living wage” minimum wage ordinance this...

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