Department of Finance :: Mrs. Shirley Welch

A.M.E. Zion Headquarters
Department of Finance
P.O. Box 26770
Charlotte, NC 28221

(704) 599-4630

(704) 688-2553

E-Mail Address
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  Mrs. Shirley Welch
Chief Financial Officer

  • Bachelor of Science Degree, Business Administration
    Pfeiffer University, Misenheimer, NC

  • Diploma in Accounting
    King's College, Charlotte, NC

  • Numerous training sessions: Excel, Charts, Financial Data

  • Continuing Education Courses: All Accounting Related

  • Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Livingstone College, 2013

  • Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer -Elected 2000

  • Serves on Board of Trustees of Livingstone College and Clinton College

  • Member of Steele Creek A.M.E. Zion Church, Charlotte, NC served as Financial Secretary, Life Members Chairman, Church Treasurer, and Youth Advisor

Responsibilities: Financial recording and disbursing.

The Connectional Budget Department, by authority of the General Conference, services as a clearinghouse for the receipt and disbursement of connectional fund received via the annual conferences.

  • Keep a separate as well as an aggregate account of each Annual Conference.

  • Pay out each budgeted line item via check or electronic means.

  • Report to the Winter Meeting of the Board of Bishops, Connectional Council Session in July and the Quadrennial Session of the General Conference.

  • February 12-16, 2018
    Board of Bishops' and International Ministers & Lay Association Meeting
    Norfolk Waterside Marriott Hotel
    235 East Main Street
    Norfolk, VA
    Register by February 5, 2018!
  • February 14, 2018
    Ash Wednesday
    Ash Wednesday is always celebrated on a Wednesday seven weeks prior to Easter Sunday. For Christians, the day marks the first day of Lent and the starting of 6 weeks of fasting and penance.
  • February 14-March 29, 2018
    Lent begins on Ash Wednesday each year and for Christians starts the 40 day period of fasting. The day represents the 40 days Jesus spend fasting in the wilderness.
  • February 14, 2018
    Valentine's Day
    We love because he first loved us 1 John 4:19
  • March 11, 2018
    Daylight Savings Time
    Spring forward - Turn your clocks forward an hour at 2 a.m. local standard time (At 2 a.m. on March 11th, the clocks after they are moved forward an hour, will read 3 a.m. local daylight time).

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