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Congregational Finance llc

Financial management for faith communities

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QuickBooks Desktop 2024 Subscriptions

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IRS Mileage Rate for 2024

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Year-end Contributions 2023

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About Us

Rev. Karen McArthur, Principal

More than 25 years of expertise

Since 1996, Rev. Karen McArthur has specialized in financial management for churches and faith communities, integrating her skills and study in math, economics, and theology. Following her education at Wellesley College and Harvard Divinity School, she was ordained by the United Church of Christ in 1987 and has provided pastoral leadership for five New England congregations, most recently focusing on stewardship. In addition, over the past forty years, she has served as Treasurer of nine non-profit organizations. Her ministry is based at First Church in Cambridge, Massachusetts, UCC, where she serves as Minister of Stewardship and Finance. Rev. McArthur is available for consultation and training both in person and on-line. She is available to consult with Pastors and Finance Committees, train administrators, present to conferences, and lead workshops.

Our Team

Valerie Fink


Karen Fisk



Since 1995, we have worked with more than two hundred congregations.

Your class revolutionized our system! We are currently entering a building phase and I was able to designate the income among seven funds with no anxiety. And I know when a gift comes in designed for one of those building projects, it will be a breeze to assign it just where I want it. THANK YOU!

Lakeside Bible Camp

Clinton, Washington

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PO Box 80035, South Dartmouth, MA 02748