Welcome to The Collaborator 

GCFA's ministry is to support you in your ministry. Through this newsletter, it is our goal to provide financial and administrative resources to support the work you do. Our work together, our collaboration, will help us all in our goal to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. 


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Let GCFA’s Partnership With Home Depot Help To Make The Most Of Your Ministerial Dollars | Tuesday, August 7, 2018

If you haven’t heard of GCFA’s Partnership with Home Depot, you are missing out! And now, it is even easier to sign up – just send an email and let them do the rest!

Top 3 Reasons to Join the Purchasing Co-Op | Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Group Purchasing Organizations help many different groups, and The United Methodist Church is no exception. By enrolling in the UMCGPO, you unlock discounts at many different vendors – sometimes as much as a 20% savings! Those savings translate into real dollars that can help your ministries.

How One Church Saves Hours of Time and Hundreds of Dollars Each Year | Tuesday, August 7, 2018

After using the same church software system for 20 years, Camarillo United Methodist Church (CUMC) knew it was time to consider new software. Office Director and Treasurer Pam Dougherty wanted a way to save staff time, improve data integrity, and cut administrative expenses. Reporting had also become a significant challenge for the ministry. It was time to find new church management software.

Tap Tap Tap, Is This Thing ON? | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

We Want Your Feedback

Internal Accounting Controls | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Good accounting internal controls begin at the collection plate.