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Coronavirus Resources

Visit our hub for COVID-19 resources for the local church, including updates from Bishop Farr and worship resources.

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Forms

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Financial and Treasurer Resources

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Boundaries

View resources related to clergy and laity boundaries, including Conference policies related to boundaries and sexual ethics, recommended books and trainings for local church PPRC commitees.

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Grants

Learn more about grants available from the Conference for mission work and new places,
including Library Builder and New Place Grants.

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Webinars

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Podcasts

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Growing Deeper

View all resources related to discipleship, including assessment tools, books and curriculum, and discipleship toolkits.

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Episode 32: How to Diversify Decision-Making Teams with Nikki Lerner

Learn the first steps to becoming a multicultural leader and practical ways you diversify leadership teams in your church.

Episode 31: The Mission Filter with Rev. Dr. Barry Winders

What if you had a filter that would help you create a more effective planning and decision-making process for fulfilling your mission? Rev. Dr. Barry Winders, a United Methodist ordained elder in the Missouri Conference, talks about what he has learned in his 50 years of ministry and how to improve your decision-making with core ideas and initiatives through The Mission Filter.

Collaborating for Community Impact with Rev. Lia McIntosh

The Black Church is a force for good, especially when it is empowered together. But how can ministry leaders work collaboratively in this unique moment in history? Rev. Lia McIntosh, author of Blank Slate and Church/School/Community, teaches you how to wipe the slate clean and imagine community engagement in a fresh way.

Episode 30: 4 Pillars of a Multi-Cultural Organization with Nikki Lerner

Nikki Lerner is a singer, author, speaker, and culture coach based in the Baltimore/Washington, D.C. area. She spent over 20 years leading and building a successful multicultural creative department of over 150 people in an organization of over 4,000 people. A professional musician since the age of 19, Ms. Lerner is classically trained and has a degree in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy. She uses music and creative arts as a tool to bring people together cross-culturally and share a message of unity and reconciliation in a unique and powerful way that lectures, how-tos, sermons, or books just cannot accomplish.

Data Security: 7 Steps to Minimize Exposure of Your Ministry's Sensitive Digital Assets

Protect your ministry from cyber attacks. Being proactive about your cybersecurity can help save your ministry time and money. With the recent jump in cyber attacks, GCFA's IT Services team wants to remind you of some tips to help your ministry secure data. Download this resource and share it with your ministry staff.