All district congregations should acquire and maintain the most current edition of the Congregational Treasurer’s Manual, which is written and published by the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, St. Louis, MO.

Treasurers are encouraged to take the time to familiarize themselves with the contents of the manual because the answers to many of your questions are clearly spelled out and easily accessible. Please use this reference manual when faced with questions involving:

  • Employment issues
  • Federal and state tax matters
  • Congregational organization and administration
  • Accounting and finance
  • LCMS support organizations/materials

Congregational Treasurers Manual, 2021 Edition

Volume One

Vol. 1 – Resources

Vol. 1 – Glossary

Vol. 1 – Blank Forms

Volume Two

Vol. 2 – Glossary

Vol. 2 – Blank Forms


If you have any questions regarding the above, please contact:

Mr. John Fretthold
LCMS Eastern District
5111 Main Street
Williamsville, NY 14221
Phone: (716) 634-5111
Fax: (716) 634-5452