MINISTRY HELPS

If you are seeking assistance in one of the following areas, you may wish to contact the individuals or agencies on this page.

Please know that the private individuals and non-governmental organizations shown on this page are not officially endorsed by CB Northwest. They simply reflect resources that have come to our attention and/or that have served one or more of our churches in the past. Some of the contacts on this list currently serve CB Northwest. If you are searching for professional assistance in one of these areas, we would encourage you to go through a responsible "due diligence" process in praying and seeking the Lord's will regarding working relationships; checking the contact's ministry philosophy, references, professional credentials, etc.; and determining that a particular contact is best equipped in every way to serve your needs. We hope that these resources will provide a sound, positive, and constructive starting point in your search for the best possible working relationships into the future.

Attorney/Legal Counsel

Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Company provides free resources for churches and related ministries that extend vastly beyond insurance-related topics. Ask a question, request an attorney referral, and more by visiting their website: www.brotherhoodmutual.com/index.cfm/resources/legalassistance

Audit/Certified Public Accountancy (Oregon)

Mr. Roy Rogers, Managing Partner
Pauly, Rogers and Co., P.C.
www.paulyrogersandcocpas.com
12700 SW 72nd Ave
Tigard, OR 97223-8335
503-620-2632

Estate Planning

Mr. Jerry Opp
1315 SE 20th Ave
Portland, OR 972149
jerryopp@aol.com
503-405-1594

Insurance - Medical, Dental, Life, Long-term Disability

GuideStone Financial Resources - Insurance
For insurance information or a quote visit www.guidestoneinsurance.org or call 888-984-8433. Both group and individual plans are available.

Insurance - Property, Liability, Vehicle, Risk Management

Mr. Jim Reed
James Reed & Associates Insurance
www.jamesreedagency.com
915 Lancaster Dr SE
Salem, OR 97317-5834
888-284-5320

Internal Revenue Service

Question Hotline: 800-829-1040 (for questions raised by individuals)
Business & Specialty Tax Line: 800-829-4933
Exempt Organizations (EO) Division:
www.irs.gov/oe
877-829-5500
For help in completing forms W-2, W-3, 1099, or 1096 call 800-455-7438 Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Eastern time.

Investment/Financial Advice

Mr. Scott Springer
UBS Financial Services, Inc.
http://financialservicesinc.ubs.com/branch/lakeoswego7t/index.html?start=/branch/lakeoswego7t
5285 SW Meadows Rd Ste 495
Lake Oswego, OR 97035-3197
503-603-1231

Missions Trips, Short-Term - Advise/Counsel

Delta Ministries International
deltaministries.com
1400 NE 136th Ave Ste 201
Vancouver, WA 98684
800-533-5822

Non-Profit 501(c)3 Status - Confirmation of

Many years ago, CB America successfully filed paperwork with the IRS which grants 501(c)3 non-profit status to all churches affiliated with our Association. For a copy of this crucial documentation for your church (which you will want to retain in your permanent archives for ready access), contact:
CB America
cbamerica.org
3686 Stagecoach Rd Unit F
Longmont, CO 80504-5660
888-366-3010

Real Estate Advice/Assistance (Oregon)

Mr. Michael Beirwagen
Prudential Northwest Properties
www.mbeirwagen.pru-nw.com
224 Corporate Center
6400 SE Lake Rd Ste 200
Portland, OR 97222-2129
503-652-1235

Social Security Administration

www.ssa.gov
employerinfo@ssa.gov
800-772-6270
[Special Note: Up to five social security numbers at a time can be verified by calling 800-772-6270 or 800-772-1213.]

Tax Returns, Assistance with Filing Clergy

Stewardship Services Foundation
www.ssfoundation.net
21726 Placerita Canyon Rd
Santa Clarita, CA 91321-1235
661-362-2829