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Presbyterian Lay Committee

Building on its tradition of calling Presbyterians to a Biblical faith

two stars

76.93

P.O. Box #682247 Franklin, TN 37068
tel: (800) 368-0110   Web Site
EIN: 13-2548997

Board Leadership
Matthew A. Johnson
Chairman

CEO
Carmen Fowler LaBerge
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 76.93 two stars
  Financial 75.92 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 78.00 two stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1965, the Presbyterian Lay Committee (PLC) works to inform and equip Christians to share the biblical faith by proclaiming Jesus Christ alone as: the way of salvation; the truth of God's word; the life of discipleship. The PLC works within the Church for the following: to provide reliable information and resources concerning significant issues confronting the Presbyterian Church; to put greater emphasis on the teaching of the bible as the authoritative word of God; presenting Jesus Christ as the Lord and Savior; and to inform and equip individual Christians to engage the ethical and moral issues in cultural, economic and political affairs as Christ's active disciples.

Founded in 1965, the Presbyterian Lay Committee (PLC) works to inform and equip Christians to share the biblical faith by proclaiming Jesus Christ alone as: the way of salvation; the truth of God's word; the life of discipleship. The PLC works within the Church for the following: to provide reliable information and resources concerning significant issues confronting the Presbyterian Church; to put greater emphasis on the teaching of the bible as the authoritative word of God; presenting Jesus Christ as the Lord and Savior; and to inform and equip individual Christians to engage the ethical and moral issues in cultural, economic and political affairs as Christ's active disciples.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Total dollar amount of grants awarded
0
Total number of grants awarded
0
Number of new grants received
0
Number of donations made by board members
22
Number of first-time donors
66
Total dollars received in contributions
427,860
Number of periodicals distributed
4
Average number of dollars received per donor
180
Number of donors retained
1,037
Number of phone calls/inquiries
300
Number of rallies/events/conferences/lectures held to further mission
1
Number of reports written/published
8
This impact information is current as of January 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

75.92

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

78.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
62.0%
  Administrative Expenses 18.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.34
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.18
  Program Expenses Growth 7.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Presbyterian Lay Committee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Presbyterian Lay Committee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Presbyterian Lay Committee (TN) 76.93 two stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $427,860
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $427,860
   Program Service Revenue $550
Total Primary Revenue $428,410
   Other Revenue $96,803
TOTAL REVENUE $525,213
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $820,100
   Administrative Expenses $169,093
   Fundraising Expenses $227,945
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,217,138
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-691,925
   
Net Assets $531,829

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 76.93 two stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 70.69 two stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 72.12 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 75.99 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 65.10 one star
2013-12 06/01/2015 67.74 one star
2012-12 12/20/2013 83.14 three stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 75.86 two stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 72.71 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 70.03 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 60.00 one star
2008-12 12/01/2009 62.84 one star
2007-12 12/17/2008 63.61 one star
2006-12 10/01/2007 66.66 one star
2005-12 11/01/2006 78.23 two stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 71.04 two stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 78.49 two stars
2002-12 11/01/2003 66.82 one star
2001-12 10/15/2002 61.00 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 13-2548997
Name in IRS Master File REFORMATION PRESS
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (29) Other religious activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date August, 1965
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$125,000 10.26% Carmen Fowler Laberge President

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Charity Contact Info

Presbyterian Lay Committee
P.O. Box #682247
Franklin, TN 37068
tel: (800) 368-0110
fax: (828) 758-0920
EIN: 13-2548997

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Board Leadership

Matthew A. Johnson
Chairman

CEO

Carmen Fowler LaBerge
President

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