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Home Depot Pro Xtra Program for United Methodists

Home Depot offers assistance to Churches and United Methodist affiliated organizations for Hurricane Harvey and Irma affected areas. Read More

Welcome to GCFA

We are excited to announce a new and improved website for GCFA coming soon! We will still use the web address 

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. 

Thank you!

Please let us know if you have any questions.  You can contact us at or  

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Update Released

Tax cuts and Jobs Acts Draft Released Read More

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

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


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

UMCgo: Your Church’s New App!

UMCgo is a free version of a customized app, especially for United Methodist Churches. With UMCgo: People looking for a place of worship can find you by name, or with... Read More