Application For Equitable Compensation Funds – 2017 Grants

Due October 16, 2016 For Calendar Year 2016 Funding

Attach copies of the following to this application.

  1. Treasurer’s report, 2015
  2. Treasurer’s report, year to date, 2016
  3. 2016 Budget

No application will be considered or funds disbursed until all documentation is received. The Commission on Equitable Compensation reserves the right to request additional information as needed to process this application.

Managing church investments in today’s volatile stock market

Free information by conference call, Friday, February 12, 2016, at 3 PM A invitation to church finance leaders from Jack Brooks, Executive Director of the Mid-Atlantic United Methodist Foundation February… Read more

2016 Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference Episcopal Elections

As the 2016 Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference delegation of the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference begins its work, one of the great responsibilities of the delegation is to identify the individual or individuals who will represent the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference as an Episcopal candidate. The Eastern PA General and Jurisdictional delegates request interested clergy and lay members to submit up to two (2) names of persons the Conference may consider as Episcopal nominees.

UMW report to 2015 EPA Annual Conference

Two Eastern PA Conference leaders of United Methodist Women–Joy Frazier, treasurer, and Susan Dziuk, co-president– reported on their year in ministry to the Annual Conference Adjourned Session, Nov. 14. Their… Read more

New publication from Health & Healing Council

Read the inaugural issue of Wellspring, a sharp, informative but easy to read quarterly publication from the Eastern PA Conference Health & Healing Council created to help churches learn and teach… Read more

New FAQ forms for Safe Sanctuaries

Pennsylvania Keep Kids Safe has updated its Frequently Asked Questions forms for Volunteers and Employees who work with children and youth. Included are a new, longer set of instructions, just… Read more

Annual Conference minutes now on Website

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External Resources for Local Church Finance Leadership

Easy2Give App – a free app available so that people can donate to your church through their phones. Click here for more info on and click here to download the app! Vanco Services (PDF)… Read more

Resources for Local Church Audits

Local Church Minimum Internal Controls Guidelines (PDF) – The following guidelines have been developed in order to assist those with financial responsibilities in local churches to identify and implement basic internal… Read more

Local Church Tax Resources

Local Church Treasurer Handbook – A single document resource containing useful information compiled from the GCFA “Clergy Tax Packet.” Be sure to visit GCFA’s website for the most up-to-date information. Department… Read more