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GCFA Adds Interfaith Federal Credit Union as Newest Ministry Partner

Nashville, TN – The General Council on Finance and Administration ‒ UMC Support (GCFA) is pleased to report that Interfaith Federal Credit Union has become a vetted ministry partner with GCFA. Interfaith Federal Credit Union has more than 70 years of devoted service to Methodists, helping to develop their understanding of unique financial needs in the faith community.

Ramon Noperi, President & CEO of Interfaith, said, “We are humbled and honored by the opportunity to renew our ministry partnership with GCFA. We hope to remain enhancing the financial lives of our members as we continue to provide an alternative to traditional banking to our brothers and sisters of the United Methodist Church.”

Headquartered in Montclair California, Interfaith Federal Credit Union has offices in Phoenix, AZ, Rapid City, SD, Independence, MO, Knoxville, TN and Westbrook, ME offering a national footprint and membership to the United Methodist family.

Kellie Schmeal, Relationship Director at GCFA said, “We are constantly looking for ways to form partnerships to help the United Methodist faithful, and we are pleased that this partnership with Interfaith Federal Credit Union does just that.”

To learn more about the Interfaith Federal Credit Union program, visit To learn more about the GCFA Ministry Partner program, visit the GCFA Partner page:, or contact the Connectional Relations team at or 615-369-3393.

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