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UMC Partners in Ministry

The Ministry Partner Program of The General Council on Finance and Administration was created with the vision of providing connection within the denomination. GCFA seeks to build relationships with vendors and businesses outside of the connection in an effort to provide vetted and approved services to United Methodist ministries. Our collective group of partners serve all the areas of the United Methodist Connection as we all work together to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

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“Right from the beginning, it has been incredible to work with the GCFA team as a partner. We have been given so many opportunities to share about Vanco’s services in publications, through events, and by hosting webinars. I feel like they (Kellie and Tammie) are always looking for extra ways to help us connect with UMC conferences and churches and that means so much. We love serving UMC churches and can’t imagine this effort without our GCFA partnership.”

Jenny Lutter, Director of Faith Partnerships, Vanco

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Church administration is challenging! Need some help?

GCFA’s United Methodist Ministry Resource Guide features strategic ministry partners who can ...

  • Provide for basic church needs with discounted office supplies or building products 

  • Help you increase tithing and find possible additional income sources

  • Upgrade your data management making it easier to report on your church’s finances, attendance, and membership

  • And more!

Vetted based on the Church’s social principles, the cost savings from these partners can be budgeted back into your church’s ministries. Take some of the stress out of administering your church.

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Partnering with the United Methodist Church and GCFA

  • General Council on Finance and Administration is the administrative and financial agency for the United Methodist Church

  • The UMC has over 12 million members and 43,000 churches globally

  • The UMC is the largest mainline Protestant denomination in the United States and third largest globally

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What we accomplish with our Ministry Partners

  • Provides the United Methodist Churches, Agencies, Annual Conferences, Camps, Retreat Centers, etc. cost saving solutions and products

  • Through cost-saving solutions, the UMC can focus those savings on their ministries

  • Provides vetted and credible businesses for our audience

  • Helps our connection solve problems as they manage their churches, programs, and ministries.

  • Creates a connection within the denomination and gives our partners access to our audience

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Our Audience

  • 44,000 churches access our website for required forms, as well as resources on financial, legal, and administrative matters

  • GCFA website has 21,590 average monthly page views

  • Our monthly newsletters have over 23,000 subscribers

  • 4,700 total followers on social media

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