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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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Understanding Data Terms Used in the United Methodist Connection | Thursday, August 8, 2019

GCFA has created a handy guide to understanding terms used in Tables 1,2, and 3. Download Today and File Away for use in years to come!

Think Outside the Offering Plate | Thursday, August 8, 2019

Non-Traditional Revenue Toolkit is Here!

Revised Coverage Limits Courtesy Of United Methodist Insurance | Sunday, July 7, 2019

Recently, United Methodist Insurance moved from a captive insurance company model to a sponsored program in order to secure the financial integrity of the program. In doing so, UMI was able to reevaluate insurance coverage needs for individual churches and suggested more palatable coverage limits. On UMI’s recommendation, GCFA has revised coverage limits for individual churches.

Increase Your Church’s DIY Purchasing Power for Disaster Relief | Sunday, July 7, 2019

GCFA’s ministry partner The Home Depot allows local churches – through their Pro Extra Loyalty Program - to aid Connectional ministries with every purchase made by their church, whether it is sprucing up a paint job or something more complex.

Five Stats Every Venue and Event Planner Should Keep in Mind | Sunday, July 7, 2019

Recently multiple organizations have released interesting survey results based on opinions of professional meeting planners. If you are in charge of event planning for your organization of church or a venue hosting meetings or events, read up on the latest trends.