Preventing Theft in Your Organization

Published on November 6th, 2017

Theft or embezzlement at worship centers happens at facilities of all sizes, within all denominations and at locations across the country.

The sad truth is many religious organizations are often viewed as easy targets for three main reasons —

  • Too much financial control is often given to one person,
  • There is little oversight as the person is trusted within your organization,
  • Large amounts of cash are handled and kept on-site.

There are steps you can take to avoid temptation and prevent embezzlement from occurring within your church

Use the following link to view Church Mutual’s article Preventing Theft in Your Organization  to learn how to implement policies and procedures or contact Risk Control Central at