Finance and Administration
Welcome to GCFA
We are excited to announce a new and improved website for GCFA coming soon! We will still use the web address www.gcfa.org.
As with all sites that change, there will be a few adjustments as you get used to the new site, but these enhancements will provide not only the access you’ve grown accustomed to, but ease in finding the services of GCFA.
The new site will launch in January. During that time we will post step-by-step "how to’s" to assure you can find what you need. As always, we are also here to help.
Academy of Church Business Administrators (ACBA)
Academy of Church Business Administrators Prepare for 2018 Training. Registration is now open. 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
The GCFA Tax Packet contains numerous documents addressing a variety of tax matters pertaining to United Methodist clergy and local churches. Read More
Find the most recent press releases from GCFA. Questions? Contact us at GCFA@gcfa.org. Read More
2017 – 2020 Financial Commitment Book Available Online
The Financial Commitment Booklet for the new quadrennium is now available. Read More
Demand Grows for eGiving Options
Churchgoers of all ages want eGiving options (online, mobile, text) to give when and how they want. Vanco’s Giving Study provides insight. Read the study now! 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
Summary of Executive Order On Promoting Free Speech And Religious Liberty
Recently, there has been inquiry from United Methodist churches requesting an explanation of what the March, 2017 Executive Order on “Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty” means for churches. Read More