Who We Are
For we are God's servants working together
1 Corinthians 3:9a
The General Council on Finance and Administration coordinates and administers financial resources, safeguards the legal interests and rights of the Church, and provides administrative resources to enable the fulfillment of the mission of The United Methodist Church. The board members and staff of GCFA are guided by a strategic vision of Servant Ministry.
GCFA currently provides over 40 shared services to a variety of boards, agencies, annual conferences and other entities related to The United Methodist Church.
Additionally, and in service to the Church, the United Methodist Insurance Company (UMI), is a non-profit, captive insurance company started by GCFA. UMI’s mission is to protect the people and property of The United Methodist Church. It accomplishes its mission by assisting in a financially responsible way while providing access to the broadest coverage available.
The links below will take you to more information about each of the internal departments that provide Shared Services. To learn more or access resources about the agency's work in the connection, click here.
The GCFA Mission Statement The General Council on Finance and Administration serves through financial and administrative ministries that enable the fulfillment of the mission of The United Methodist Church. In... Read More
The GCFA Vision Statement The General Council on Finance and Administration will be a leading, trusted administrative resource for The United Methodist Church. We will facilitate Christian mission and ministry... Read More