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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Apportioned Funds Spotlight: Africa University Fund | Thursday, January 7, 2021

The Africa University Fund supports the work of Africa University. Your faithful sustaining gifts to Africa University support teaching and learning, access to resources in the labs and library, and utilities like electricity and water on campus or other infrastructure needs.

Seven Steps to Developing a Strategic Digital Communications Strategy | Wednesday, January 6, 2021

It's not too late to get started. Your ministry's website and social media should be one cohesive digital presence. Our award-winning Communications and Marketing Team has outlined seven steps to developing a comprehensive digital media strategy for your ministry. Start effectively sharing your story today!

Church Data Entry Update from GCFA | Wednesday, December 16, 2020

2020 has shifted how we connect as a community and continue our missional work. Our Data Services team has provided important updates and helpful resources regarding attendance counting and financial reporting due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Share this information with your local ministries to reduce reporting confusion and ensure proper data entry.

5 Ways to Keep Your Community Connected, Digitally | Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Have you been struggling to find effective ways to inform your church of frequent changes and updates, to maintain and build meaningful connections virtually, or to find the time to care for the spiritual health of yourself and others? By adding a few new tools to your digital strategy, your church can engage your community and expand your reach even amidst a season of unpredictability and vulnerability.

Are Your Clergy Members Maximizing Their Housing Allowance? | Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Making a housing allowance designation seems like it should be straightforward but involves intricate and confusing rules.  Check out our helpful Questions and Answers sheet and learn how to maximize your allowance and take advantage of this helpful benefit.