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GCFA Announces Partnership with Ministry Brands to Elevate Church Technology and Services

Nashville, Tennessee – The General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) proudly announces its groundbreaking partnership with Ministry Brands, a leading provider of transformative technology and services tailored for religious organizations. The exciting addition of this ministry partner will equip United Methodist churches with cutting-edge solutions to foster growth, engage their congregations, and magnify their impact on the world.

Ministry Brands is steadfast in its commitment to supporting churches in fulfilling their missions by offering integrated solutions spanning member management, digital giving, website development, communications, media, event planning, and beyond. With nearly 90,000 faith-driven organizations already benefiting from Ministry Brands' suite of services, the platform stands as a beacon in elevating technological standards and service excellence within the church community.

"We are thrilled to embark on this transformative journey alongside Ministry Brands, furthering our dedication to empowering churches with state-of-the-art technology tailored to their distinct needs," said Kellie Schmeal, Relationship Director at GCFA. "This ministry partnership perfectly aligns with our mission to provide churches with the tools necessary to thrive in an ever-evolving landscape."

At the core of Ministry Brands' offerings lie the fundamental pillars of healthy churches, encompassing community and discipleship cultivation, communication and engagement enhancement, financial stewardship security, staff and volunteer effectiveness optimization, and safety assurance. Through its comprehensive end-to-end solution, Amplify +, United Methodist churches can now access a myriad of tools and insights essential for extending their reach beyond traditional boundaries, thus empowering their ministry, mission, and members.

"At Ministry Brands, we're more than just a technology company for churches; we're partners in a mission that resonates deeply with our core values. Empowering healthy churches is at the heart of everything we do”, said Chris Bacon, CEO of Ministry Brands. “We are extremely excited to partner with the General Council on Finance and Administration, a collaboration designed to extend the reach and impact of their incredible work. By offering exclusive access to our Ministry Brands Amplify+ packages, we're equipping UMC churches with the industry-leading, end-to-end solutions they need to excel in today’s rapidly changing church landscape. This initiative is a testament to our belief in supporting church staff and volunteers, ensuring they have the tools to thrive not just on Sundays, but every day."


To further explore the benefits of GCFA's ministry partnership with Ministry Brands for United Methodist organizations, visit the GCFA Partner page at, or contact the Connectional Relations team at, or call 866-367-4232.


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