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by allenjpl
Thu Jul 27, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: Local Unit Finance
Topic: Second leader expense approval
Replies: 7
Views: 945

Re: Second leader expense approval

who signed the check isn't recorded anywhere that I can review anyway You are also required to verify appropriate signatures on a sampling of cancelled checks using the LCR Finance application. That... is also totally new. It gives the finance clerk something to do other than just hand me the trans...
by allenjpl
Thu Jul 27, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Local Unit Finance
Topic: Second leader expense approval
Replies: 7
Views: 945

Second leader expense approval

In the mid-year audit, I found this curious statement under the instructions for "Payments" (Just before questions 16-20): "Church policy requires that the bishop and at least one other leader review each expense or reimbursement request and give approval." When I'm auditing, I'm...
by allenjpl
Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: Local Unit Finance
Topic: collecting funds for scout camp
Replies: 8
Views: 1282

Re: collecting funds for scout camp

Can auxiliary leaders collect checks for camp, i.e. girls, scouts, cub, camps? 1. checks must be made out to church. 2. checks handed to a member of the bishopric I think there's an argument to be made that the answer is "Yes, but they shouldn't. " HB1 14.4 uses the term "tithing and...
by allenjpl
Thu Aug 25, 2016 10:18 am
Forum: Local Unit Finance
Topic: Donation Question
Replies: 6
Views: 833

Re: Donation Question

Our ward's full-time missionaries recently did a service project and the people they helped gave them a donation. The missionaries would like to donate that money to our ward's mission fund; however, the check was made out to "LDS Missionary Fund". I'm pretty sure our ward can't include t...
by allenjpl
Thu Aug 25, 2016 8:47 am
Forum: Local Unit Finance
Topic: Audit - new bishopric
Replies: 2
Views: 597

Audit - new bishopric

I'm going to be auditing a ward where the bishop was called last week. When I meet with him and the finance clerk, what basis does the new bishop have for answering the first 14 questions of the audit? Is it okay if he just answers "as far as I know" when it comes to things like two author...
by allenjpl
Wed Jul 06, 2016 5:27 pm
Forum: Local Unit Finance
Topic: Release of new budget funds
Replies: 15
Views: 1398

Re: Release of new budget funds

January, April, July, and October. The budget comes from the quarterly reports (so make sure they're sent in!), albeit with a 1-quarter lag. That is, your attendance figures in December (representing 4th Quarter of the previous year) will affect your budget disbursement in April.
by allenjpl
Thu Oct 08, 2015 1:48 pm
Forum: Main Church Website
Topic: in wrong language
Replies: 9
Views: 1657

Re: in wrong language

German, French, Spanish, Italian, Turkish,and Arabian are confirmed to work, but changing the language to English in the URL redirects to =spa. Using the "Area-language" feature allows me to change my area to North American - Caribbean (English), but simply trying to change the language re...
by allenjpl
Mon Sep 21, 2015 1:35 pm
Forum: Membership Help
Topic: Locate ward in China
Replies: 14
Views: 5051

Re: Locate ward in China

jeromebortey wrote:Please my brother who is a branch president in Accra ward isnin shandong university in weahei he need the contect number of the shandong branch in Qingdao kindly help.

At Shandong University? Ni Hao! My father just returned from a teaching stint in Jinan.
by allenjpl
Mon Sep 14, 2015 10:25 am
Forum: Broadcasts and Conferences
Topic: Regional Broadcast September 13th
Replies: 22
Views: 13240

Re: Regional Broadcast September 13th

In the past, I've seen a link show up for about a day at The link is for a live-stream, not a recording, and it disappears soon after.
by allenjpl
Sun Jul 19, 2015 12:33 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: 10 Year Old in 11 Year Old Boy Scouts
Replies: 8
Views: 3254

Re: 10 Year Old in 11 Year Old Boy Scouts

The joining requirements of Boy Scouts of America include an age requirement: "Be a boy who is 11 years old, or one who has completed the fifth grade or earned the Arrow of Light Award and is at least 10 years old, but is not yet 18 years old." Thus the age requirement can be met in three ...

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