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GCFA Announces Ministry Partnership with Payroll Partners

GCFA Announces Ministry Partnership with Payroll Partners, Streamlined Payroll and Human Capital Solutions

Nashville, Tennessee – The General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) proudly welcomes Payroll Partners, a national cloud-based payroll, timekeeping, and human resources solution provider, to its Ministry Partner Program. From cost-saving software to discount programs, GCFA’s Ministry Partner Program cultivates relationships with businesses vetted based on the Church’s social principles to provide enhanced denominational services. Payroll Partners, a leader in the payroll processing industry and the newest addition to GCFA’s collaborative alliance, is dedicated to providing ministries in the Connection with cohesive workforce management solutions.

The inclusion of Payroll Partners marks a significant stride in empowering United Methodist ministries with streamlined, efficient, and tailored payroll and human capital solutions. This innovative platform brings a wealth of specialized knowledge that directly addresses the unique payroll and tax needs of clergy and growing ministries, allowing more focus and energy to be spent on their core missions.

Founded in 1996, Payroll Partners effortlessly delivers value through flexible cloud technology and individualized support, offering a comprehensive suite of solutions to facilitate the operations of growing ministries, including:

  • Seamless Payroll and Tax Administration

  • Time and Attendance Tracking

  • Streamlined Employee Leave Accrual & Tracking

  • Administrator & Employee Self-Service

  • HR Support Center for Human Resource Management Solutions

Robert Hernandez, Client Engagement Director of Payroll Partners, expressed enthusiasm about the partnership: “We are honored to announce our partnership with the General Council on Finance and Administration, a pivotal step in extending our comprehensive payroll, timekeeping, and human capital management solutions to United Methodist Ministries across the nation. Our services, backed by our unwavering commitment to personalized customer support, will empower these churches with tailored solutions to navigate their unique needs with enhanced efficiency and peace of mind.”

Kellie Schmeal, Relationship Director at GCFA, emphasized the importance of this partnership, stating, "Our collaboration with Payroll Partners exemplifies our commitment to equipping United Methodist organizations with the necessary tools for sustained growth. This partnership will enable ministries to focus on their vital missions while entrusting their payroll and human capital needs to a trusted partner."

To learn more about GCFA’s ministry partnership with Payroll Partners, visit or call 866-367-4232.


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