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GCFA is able to offer a managed IT solution to agencies, annual conferences, and affiliated UMC organizations

IT Infrastructure

GCFA is able to offer a managed IT solution to agencies, annual conferences, and affiliated United Methodist organizations at a lower cost in order to save funds and divert funds... Read More

Welcome to GCFA

Welcome.  Our site is designed for you...whether you are a member of a local church looking for charge conference forms, or an annual conference, we have developed the site to better serve you.

Click on the group you identify with such as an annual conference, and you will find the information and resources from each of the departments of GCFA.  Or if you're looking for RESOURCES, click on GENERAL CHURCH RESOURCES to the left or find one of the topics you need at the bottom of this page.  Please let us know if you have any questions.  You can contact us at  


Through the Professional Association of United Methodist Church Secretaries (PAUMCS), those who support the local church, annual conference, general agency or other church entity, can become certified administrative professionals working... Read More

Empowering Generosity

Vanco Payment Solutions and GCFA are joining forces to help United Methodist churches ensure the vitality of their congregations with a special initiative to strengthen giving. Visit Site

Academy of Church Business Administrators (ACBA)

Academy of Church Business Administrators Prepare for 2017 Training. Registration opens in early spring. Read More


Boosterville is an easy way for churches to effortlessly raise money to meet fundraising goals by making purchases from merchants in their neighborhood. Read More

GCFA Recommendations for Crowdfunding

GCFA Responds to General Conference request for direction on crowdfunding sources. Read More

Turbo Tax

GCFA is happy to announce a continuation of a relationship with Intuit that allows members of The United Methodist Church to receive a discount on the cost of tax preparation... Read More

Tax Packet

The GCFA Tax Packet contains numerous documents addressing a variety of tax matters pertaining to United Methodist clergy and local churches. Read More

2017 – 2020 Financial Commitment Book Available Online

The Financial Commitment Booklet for the new quadrennium is now available. Read More

Church Group Ruling - Tax Exemption

Welcome To GCFA Group Ruling Website We are excited to offer this service to local United Methodist churches, annual conferences, and other ministries within the connection. We hope you... Read More

Monthly Financial Commitment Reports

These are the monthly reports of the financial status for the general Church apportioned funds. Read More


Find the most recent press releases from GCFA.  Questions?  Contact us at  Read More

Connectional Giving: Together We Do More

2 Corinthians 8:3 For I testify that they gave as much as they were able, and even beyond their ability. Entirely on their own. Read More