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Staples Advantage

The General Council on Finance and Administration of the United Methodist Church has recently partnered with Staples Advantage. Once you register, you'll enjoy exclusive pricing, free delivery and more. Read More

Welcome to GCFA

Welcome.  We have made a few changes to the GCFA website.  All of the resources and information you usually refer to are still here.  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.  Please let us know if you have any questions.  You can contact us at  Thank you for your ministry in The United Methodist Church.  We look forward to working with you to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.  

Changes to FLSA Requirements

In May, 2016, the US Department of Labor announced its final changes to the regulations that govern the FLSA “white collar” overtime exemptions. GCFA is excited to announce a new compliance... 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

Home Depot ProXtra Program for United Methodists

The Home Depot, the General Commission on United Methodist Men (UMM) and the General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA), announce that the Pro Xtra Loyalty Program. Visit Site

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


These are the forms that have previously been found on the GCFA site under FORMS/REPORTS. Read More

Monthly Financial Commitment Reports

These are the monthly reports of the financial status of the Church. 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