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GCFA and CT Boards Affirm Budget Allocations
On May 18, 2023, the Connectional Table (CT) and General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) met to discuss the allocations to the apportioned funds that each entity oversees. Both boards affirmed the allocations.
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GCFA's ministry support services brand, UMC Support, has one goal - to provide cost effective solutions for your administrative needs so you can focus on your ministry.
Trusted Partners to Support Your Ministry
UMC Support is dedicated to finding ministry partners that make the day-to-day life of your ministry run smoothly.
Understanding Clergy Discretionary Funds
May 23, 2023 11:00 AM in Central Time (US and Canada)
Churches and annual conferences often establish funds intended to give pastors and Bishops complete discretion and authority, usually to provide confidential financial help to those in need or fund programs that previously had not been budgeted. But a discretionary funds can cause clergy to unknowingly run afoul of IRS regulations and can result in unintended tax consequences. Join GCFA’s General Counsel Bryan Mills as he explains what you need to know to protect your donors and your ministry