Retreat monies

by Martha

The marriage leader from our church decided to pay in advance a deposit to the main speakers for our marriage retreat.

He also paid the deposit at the resort where the retreat will be held.

He brought me a ck stub for the payment to the guest speaker and for the deposit to the resort he brought me a printout of his bank transaction.

He wants this to be counted as a love offering to his account. How would I record this since the money didn't go through the church?

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Feb 23, 2017
Advanced deposit for retreat
by: Bill OConnell

These transactions should be handled as reimburseable expenses of the church. The best approach is to write a check to the individual in the amount of the deposits - after you receive receipts proving that the payment was made.

Presumably the church will be made whole when it collects the fees from those attending the retreat.

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