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Denzel Washington continues support of black colleges
The Hollywood star directed a film about United Methodist-related Wiley College and has given two million dollars to its debate team. Read More
Recent Housing Allowance Opinion
An update is provided from the GCFA Legal Services Department on the contents and reasoning of the recent ruling by a Wisconsin judge. Read More
Family Fosters 100 Children: Ralph and Sue Hillman
Sue Hillman felt a call to help those in need. "This voice, and I knew it was God, said, 'I want you to take care of babies." View
UMTV: Green Gym At Church
A United Methodist pastor is leading a revolution - a green revolution. Donated exercise equipment and discarded tires provide jobs and power. View
Methodist History: Bishop Fought Slavery
Gilbert Haven lived in the 19th-century but was progressive in his stances to end slavery, allow interracial marriage, and grant ordination of women. View
Updated Tax Packet Now Available!
GCFA is excited to announce that the GCFA Tax Packet was recently updated. The Tax Packet is an important resource for our connection, as it contains numerous documents addressing a variety of tax matters pertaining to United... Read More
Quad Training Is Around The Corner!
The General Council on Finance and Administration is excited to host Quadrennial Training at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville. Quadrennial Training will be a prime time to connect with other leaders within the United Methodist connection, engage with keynote speakers during plenary sessions, and return to your annual conference prepared... Read More
United Methodist Church Welcomes Job Seekers
Meet church members who use their spiritual, and professional gifts, to support those looking for work. View
Santa’s Toymakers at Church
United Methodist volunteers have made 25,000 toys for kids in need. "It's not just what's going in the box, it's what's going on inside that building." View
BACK TO SCHOOL SHOPPING IS HERE!
Summer BBQ's, pool parties, road trips, and fireworks...this is all coming to a close as back to school season arrives! For some of us, summer has gone by entirely too quickly. For others, back to school time could not get here sooner!
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GCFA has partnered with the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry on the UMCARES program, the United Methodist Candidate and Record Entry System. GCFA’s in-house developers have built version 2.0, known as UMCARESplus. The UMCARESplus program incorporates the functionality of the Pathways to Ministry... Read More
July Webinar – FLSA Changes
GCFA is proud to present another webinar in our GCFA On-Demand webinar series to bring our resources to you. On Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 2:00 PM EDT/1:00 PM CDT/11:00 AM PDT, GCFA’s Human Resources and Legal Services Department will present information on the Department of Labor’s (DOL) recently announced... Read More
9/11 Memories: Arlette Kitenge
From Rwanda, Arlette Kitenge had been in the U.S. for one year when terrorists struck on 9/11. View
Apportionment Thank You
Thank You for Your Gifts!
Together we can do so much more than on our own. This idea is embedded in our connectional United Methodist Church. And, our connectional giving in support of the apportioned and designated funds is an example of how we live out... Read More
Nashville Agencies Host Nordic-Baltic Area Cabinet
On January 5, the General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) was one of several agencies that hosted the Nordic and Baltic Area Cabinets. The group, headed by Bishop Christian Alsted, visited with the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM), Discipleship Ministries (GBOD), the United Methodist Publishing... Read More