Rhonda Michelle Williams was appointed to the position of Municipal Clerk in 2010 for the City of Atlantic City, with over 28 years of experience in city government. Rhonda served in the capacity of Deputy City Clerk since
2008, and was the Assistant City Clerk since 2002. She is a member of the Municipal Clerks’
Association, the International Institute of Municipal Clerks, The National Association of Professional Women, and a member of the N.A.A.C.P. She attended the Atlantic Cape
Community College, where she studied Business Administration.
As a former member of Mount Zion Baptist Church in Pleasantville, New Jersey, Rhonda served on both the Hostess and Women’s Ministries. She is now a partner at The Embassy-St. James
Bible Deliverance where she is the Business Administrator and Finance Secretary. As a charter member of the Women of Deliverance Ministry, which is under the leadership of Pastor Robbin Hargrove, Rhonda has been a faithful Armor Bearer. As an ambassador for Christ, Rhonda
desires to be a willing and able servant for the Lord and follows The Embassy’s “house” scripture which reads, “Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us; we pray you in Christ’s stead, be ye reconciled to God.” (2 Corinthians 5:20) She is
also a true prayer warrior and Watchman for God.
Rhonda is married to Anthony Williams and they have three children and three grand-children.
One of her favorite scriptures is “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” (Philippians 4:13)
Chief Financial Officer
An effective financial secretary will receive, record, and deposit all funds received by your congregation in a timely, thorough and confidential manner. The financial secretary will work with the treasurer and committee on finance to develop policies and procedures so that funds can be made available to support the ministry of your congregation.
- Works according to the guidelines established by the committee on finance to receive funds from whatever source including through the mail and by electronic deposit, record them, and report them to the church treasurer and the committee on finance.
- Deposits money in a bank as soon as possible after it is received.
- Oversee, report and keep records on weekly giving, reviewing annual giving, producing year end giving reports, and maintaining tax reporting requirements.
- Checks the records, quarterly, against those of the treasurer and keeps records in good order for an annual audit.
- Arranges for collecting offerings received during worship services and other church gatherings at the conclusion of these events, making certain that more than one person is involved in collecting and counting the money.
- Prepare Budget - annual preparation
- Receipts and disbursements of funds
- Financial recording and reporting of member giving
- Recruit, train and schedule offering counters.
- Provide quarterly and annual personal finance statements
Audit committee- recruit members and ensure audit is completed in a timely manner. The audit committee will consist of 3 members, one member rotating annually. Financial records will be audited annually or more often if deemed necessary by this committee of the church council.
o Investment of church funds
Insurance - review and maintain policies and be point of contact for insurance representatives.
- Record non-solicited gifts
- Monitor the financial health of the congregation- prepare and distribute reports as needed.
- Annually evaluate the work of this committee and its job description and make necessary changes
- Provide for professional growth through conferences, conventions, and continuing education
- Provide an annual report to the congregation at Vision Sunday (By December 30th) annual meeting