The CME Church

The Department of Finance & Investments (DFI)

Dr. Victor Taylor, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and General Secretary

Dr. Victor Taylor
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and
General Secretary of the Department of Finance & Investments (DFI)
1101 Davis St. – Suite 5224
Evanston, IL 60204
Website: www.dficmechurch.org

Episcopal Chair: Bishop Sylvester Williams, Sr.

The Department of Finance of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church is headed by a General Secretary who administers the General Funds of the Church in accordance with the Connectional Budget approved by the General Conference and the provisions of The Book of Discipline. The General Secretary of the Department of Finance & Investments (DFI) & CFO is Dr. Victor Taylor.

All connectional funds, including the apportionments to the several Annual Conferences, approved by the General Conference, are forwarded to the General Secretary of the Department of Finance with the exception of the 12% Pastor’s Salaries and funds derived from the CME Fire and Casualty Program, the income of the Department of Publications, and subscriptions income from The Christian Index and The Missionary Messenger.

The General Secretary of Finance expends the connectional funds in accordance with the Connectional Budget. The schedule for expenditures is established by the General Connectional Board based on the budgetary needs and expected schedule of income.

The Department of Finance, in consultation with the College of Bishops, explores alternate sources of revenue to aid in underwriting the operational costs of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, and presents these costs annually to the General Connectional Board for action.

Dr. Victor Taylor
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and
General Secretary of the Department of Finance & Investments (DFI)
1101 Davis St. – Suite 5224
Evanston, IL 60204
Website: www.dficmechurch.org

Episcopal Chair: Bishop Sylvester Williams, Sr.

The Department of Finance of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church is headed by a General Secretary who administers the General Funds of the Church in accordance with the Connectional Budget approved by the General Conference and the provisions of The Book of Discipline. The General Secretary of the Department of Finance & Investments (DFI) & CFO is Dr. Victor Taylor.

All connectional funds, including the apportionments to the several Annual Conferences, approved by the General Conference, are forwarded to the General Secretary of the Department of Finance with the exception of the 12% Pastor’s Salaries and funds derived from the CME Fire and Casualty Program, the income of the Department of Publications, and subscriptions income from The Christian Index and The Missionary Messenger.

The General Secretary of Finance expends the connectional funds in accordance with the Connectional Budget. The schedule for expenditures is established by the General Connectional Board based on the budgetary needs and expected schedule of income.

The Department of Finance, in consultation with the College of Bishops, explores alternate sources of revenue to aid in underwriting the operational costs of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, and presents these costs annually to the General Connectional Board for action.