Learn at the Beach with the Accountants Beside You – The Accountant Beside You

LEARN AT THE BEACH 

with the Accountants Beside You
Church Financial Administration Seminar
for Pastors and Bookkeepers

Dunes Club - Atlantic Beach NC 
May 17-18th

Does the thought of church finances make you cringe?  

There are always more projects that need funding than money available. Besides having to account for the finances, pastors, treasurers and bookkeepers need to be able to communicate openly and constructively with the members. The Accountants Beside You wants to help in an educational and entertaining way.

This two-day seminar will give you tools to:

• discuss the finances in a positive manner with the foremost expert on the power of words
• understand what to look for in the financial statements,
• keep the money safe with simple procedures,
• understand ways to keep out of trouble with the IRS and donors,
• and options to have detailed training in QuickBooks Online, QuickBooks Desktop, or Reigniting Your Purpose.

We strongly encourage pastors, treasurers, and bookkeepers to attend and offer a 40% discount for additional participants from the same organization. 

Venue

Dunes Club - Atlantic Beach NC

710 E Fort Macon Rd, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512, USA

May 17-18th

Come enjoy the beautiful Dunes Club at Atlantic Beach, NC. www.dunes-club.com. Bring your suit and take your included picnic lunch down to the beach. There are showers available for you to rinse off before starting the afternoon sessions. On the second day, we’ll break by three so you can play on the beach, visit historical Fort Macon, or shop in quaint nearby Beaufort and see BlackBeard’s treasure.

Thursday May 17

•8:00-8:30 Registration
•8:30-9:15 Using the Power of Words to Transform with Rocky Detwiler, the foremost expert on the power of words. Rocky’s inspirational story will amaze you.
•9:15-10:00 Knowing What You Need to Know About Church Finances with Lisa London, CPA and author of the Accountant Beside You series of books and resources for small nonprofits & churches.
•10:15-11:00 Keeping the Money Safe and You Above Suspicion with Eulica Kimber, CPA, co-author of Using QuickBooks Online for Small Nonprofits & Churches and an auditor for the federal government, specializing in internal accounting controls.
•11:00-12:15 The IRS Regulations You Need to Know- Eulica and Lisa will be explaining the rules churches must follow for acknowledging contribution, how to handle benevolence funds, what are valid reimbursable expenses and more.
•12:15-1:30 Picnic Lunch on the Beach You will be at beautiful Dunes Club at Atlantic Beach, NC, so bring your suit and take your included picnic lunch down to the beach.
•1:30-5:00 Afternoon Breakout Sessions-There will be three breakout tracks for you to choose from.


Track 1- Recharge Your Passion: Using the Power of Words to Re-Ignite Your Calling
Rocky and Cheryl will not only inspire you, they will give you tools to re-ignite your calling and to assist with communications of personal and financial matters. Their workshops are always highly rated and educational.
Recommended for pastors, treasurers, and administrators.

Track 2- The Nuts & Bolts of QuickBooks Desktop
Lisa will take you through the details of setting up and using QuickBooks for a church, using her trademark beside you all the way approach.
Recommended for anyone new to or considering using QuickBooks Desktop.

Track 3- The Nuts & Bolts of QuickBooks Online
Eulica is our QuickBooks Online pro. You will learn how to set up and use QuickBooks for a church with easy-to-understand, step-by-step instructions.
Recommended for anyone new to or considering using QuickBooks Online.
5:00 Finish for the day – Stay and play on the beach or explore the area with dinner on your own.

Friday May 18

• 8:30-8:45 Welcome and Recap
•8:45-12:00 Morning Breakout Sessions - Friday’s breakout tracks include.

•Track 1- Recharge Your Passion: Using the Power of Words to Re-Ignite Your Calling-Part II
Loved Thursday’s session? Continue it with Rocky and Cheryl will not only inspire you, they will give you tools to re-ignite your calling and to assist with communications of personal and financial matters. Their workshops are always highly rated and educational.
Recommended for pastors, treasurers, and administrators.

•Track 2- Advanced Topics of QuickBooks Desktop
Time to learn how to customize reports, prepare budgets, and handle month-end and year-end issues. Lisa will also be sharing the most common mistakes she sees users make and how to fix them.
Recommended for anyone currently running QuickBooks Desktop.

•Track 3- The Nuts & Bolts of QuickBooks Online
Eulica is our QuickBooks Online pro. You will learn how to set up and use QuickBooks for a church with easy-to-understand, step-by-step instructions.

• 12:15-1:30 Picnic Lunch on the Beach. Take your included picnic lunch down to the beach. There are showers available for you to rinse off before starting the afternoon sessions.
• 1:30-3:00 Ask the Experts - Rocky, Cheryl, Lisa, and Eulica will answer your questions on all things related to church administration as best we can!
• 3:00 Adjourn - Play on the beach, visit historical Fort Macon just down the road, or explore BlackBeard’s treasure and the quaint shops in nearby Beaufort.

Column

Keynote SPeaker

ROCKY DETWILER

www.rockydetwiler.com

As seen on ESPN, Rocky Detwiler is the foremost expert on the power of words. He and his wife Cheryl are mindset mentors starring in the upcoming A&E TV show ROOSTER AND BUTCH. They are authors, speakers, coaches, and personal trainers with 30 years experience in transformational living. Rocky’s personal story of complete loss and then triumph, after living in a tree house for a year, has inspired millions around the globe. He used the positive power of words to transform his life and his process will change the way you think about what you say. 

Rocky is CEO and founder of Samson LIFE and Samson Wear, inspirational companies that use the proven power of words to kindly catapult people forward to positive life-long change. Samson Wear places motivating words and phrases on athletic apparel to boost attitude and achievement.

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The Accountants Beside You

An all-star lineup of speakers will educate and entertain you throughout the seminar.

Lisa London, CPA Author

www.lisalondoncpa.com

Lisa is known worldwide as The Accountant Beside You. She has spent three decades working in public accounting as an auditor and small business consultant with Deloitte & Touche, LLP, in corporate accounting as a director of finance for a division of Kodak, Inc., and as a consultant with venture capital and small businesses and nonprofits. She began writing her books after helping her church with an accounting system conversion. Lisa found very limited resources to help the office staff and volunteers understand their basic accounting requirements. She realized that if her church needed guidance, other churches probably did too.

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Eulica Kimber, CPA

www.FirmFoundationsAccountingSolutions.com 

is the co-author of Using QuickBooks for Small Nonprofits & Churches and owner of Firm Foundations Accounting Solutions, LLC. Her accounting firm follows Proverbs 24:3 It takes wisdom to build a house, and understanding to set it on a firm foundation and offers individualized training as well as accounting services. Her experience includes working as an auditor for the federal government with a focus on teaching internal accounting controls.

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Vickey Boatright

www.FreeChurchAccounting.com

is known as a rockstar in the world of church accounting and is the co-author of Church Accounting-The How-To Guide for Small & Growing Churches. Her website started in 2008 and over the last 10 years has been the foremost site for information on all things related to church accounting, with over 30,000 visitors monthly. She is also the owner of Vickey’s Bookkeeping, Inc. specializing in bookkeeping for small churches and nonprofits.

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Accommodation

There are many options for rooms near Atlantic Beach with numerous hotels, vacation rental, and AirBnB. We have also reserved a limited block of studio rooms at the Hampton Inn & Suites Atlantic Beach. Use this link ______ to reserve the room or call 252-247-5118 and use reservation code Accountant Beside You. Double rooms with a pull out sofa, microwave, and refrigerator are $98 per night for weeknights, $128 per night for weekends.

We strongly encourage pastors, treasurers, and bookkeepers to attend and offer a 40% discount for additional participants from the same organization. 

About Us

Contact infomation

  • 918 Twin Oak Farm Rd
    Sanford NC 27330
  • (910) 249-9552
  • lisalondon@lisalondoncpa.com

Image Credits

The Dunes Club - dunes-club.com
Emma Loo Photography @ emmaloo.co
Cynthia Rose Photography @ cynthiarosephotography.com
Magnolia Photography @ magnoliaphotography.com

LEARN AT THE BEACH

with the Accountants Beside You
Church Financial Administration Seminar
for Pastors and Bookkeepers 

Dunes Club - Atlantic Beach NC
May 17-18th

DOES THE THOUGHT OF CHURCH FINANCES MAKE YOU CRINGE?  

There are always more projects that need funding than money available. Besides having to account for the finances, pastors, treasurers and bookkeepers need to be able to communicate openly and constructively with the members. The Accountants Beside You wants to help in an educational and entertaining way.

THIS TWO-DAY SEMINAR WILL GIVE YOU TOOLS TO:

• discuss the finances in a positive manner with the foremost expert on the power of words
• understand what to look for in the financial statements,
• keep the money safe with simple procedures,
• understand ways to keep out of trouble with the IRS and donors,
• and options to have detailed training in QuickBooks Online, QuickBooks Desktop, or Reigniting Your Purpose.

We strongly encourage pastors, treasurers, and bookkeepers to attend and offer a 40% discount for additional participants from the same organization. Space is limited, So sign up early!

SAVE $50 IF YOU SIGN UP BEFORE MARCH 31, SO SIGN UP EARLY!