Department of Finance :: Mrs. Shirley Welch

A.M.E. Zion Headquarters
Department of Finance
P.O. Box 26770
Charlotte, NC 28221

(704) 599-4630

(704) 688-2553

E-Mail Address
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  Mrs. Shirley Welch
Chief Financial Officer

  • Bachelor of Science Degree, Business Administration
    Pfeiffer University, Misenheimer, NC

  • Diploma in Accounting
    King's College, Charlotte, NC

  • Numerous training sessions: Excel, Charts, Financial Data

  • Continuing Education Courses: All Accounting Related

  • Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Livingstone College, 2013

  • Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer -Elected 2000

  • Serves on Board of Trustees of Livingstone College and Clinton College

  • Member of Steele Creek A.M.E. Zion Church, Charlotte, NC served as Financial Secretary, Life Members Chairman, Church Treasurer, and Youth Advisor

Responsibilities: Financial recording and disbursing.

The Connectional Budget Department, by authority of the General Conference, services as a clearinghouse for the receipt and disbursement of connectional fund received via the annual conferences.

  • Keep a separate as well as an aggregate account of each Annual Conference.

  • Pay out each budgeted line item via check or electronic means.

  • Report to the Winter Meeting of the Board of Bishops, Connectional Council Session in July and the Quadrennial Session of the General Conference.

  • April 3, 2018
    A.C.T. NOW
    Awaken Confront Transform!
    Then and Now: An Ecumenical Gathering to End Racism immediately following the Orthodox Christian Bridegroom Service of Holy Tuesday. Service begins at 6:00 pm, Program begins approximately 8:00 pm. All are welcome to both.

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