Procedures After Verifying the Offering Count.
Place the total offering and the original and first copy of the verified Offering
Control Sheet into a bank bag or offering envelope.
File the second copy of the verified Offering Control Sheet in your office files.
Secure the offering in an Army-approved combination safe until the offering can
be either transported to the fund personnel or deposited into the bank's night
If no Army-approved combination safe is available, you should secure
the offering on your person until the offering can be transported to the
fund personnel or deposited into the bank's night depository.
Critical Points in Safeguarding Offerings.
a. Removal from public view.
b. Pre-designated room for counting.
c. Hands-off from counter to verifier, etc.
d. Safeguarding checks.
e. Addendum sheets as opposed to making corrections.
Overview of Safeguarding Procedures.
a. Accept complete responsibility for the offering.
b. Never let offering out of your sight.
c. Put offering into a money bag/pouch.
d. Do not mix other monies with offering.
e. Do not cash checks out of it.