- Make an exact account of all money and other provisions
collected for the support of the Church.
- Establish along with the Pastor his/her salary and benefit
package, commensurate with the cost of living in the given
geographical area and the financial capacity of the local
- Seek the needy and distressed in order to relieve and comfort
- Serve as spiritual lay leaders of the church.
The pastor in charge must nominate Stewards. Nominations are conducted annually in compliance with the AME Discipline after the annual appointment of the Pastor. Nominations are confirmed by the Presiding Elder at the first church Quarterly Conference following Annual Conference·A member in good and regular standing for a period of not less than two years ·Stewards should effectively demonstrate loyalty, applied ability in temporal affairs and good character. ·He/she is someone who is practical and able to conduct business matters and the financial responsibilities of the church.