Welcome Rik Jamieson, Assistant Treasurer for the PNWUMC!

Rik Jamieson is the new assistant treasurer and comptroller for the Pacific Northwest Conference. He graduated from State University of New York at Buffalo...

The apportionments are coming! The apportionments are coming!

By Rik Jamieson | Assistant PNW Conference Treasurer Be on the lookout for the Shared Ministry Apportionment Notice for your 2017 budget planning. Forward the apportionment sheet...

How Churches Spend their Money

By Brant Henshaw | Treasurer and Director of Administrative Services Local church volunteers often call and ask how their spending “fits” in with the average church...

Got Employees in Washington State? Make sure you plan for these 2 things

Assistant Conference Treasurer Rik Jamieson shares two upcoming changes to labor law in Washington State that could impact local churches. As these changes to the minimum wage and sick leave approach, leaders should take the opportunity to make sure that all labor practices are in alignment with state and federal laws

The church budget…..It’s for you, not from you!

By Rik Jamieson | Assistant PNW Conference Treasurer Wait, what?... Let’s take a moment and talk about how the church budget is for you, not from you....

Twenty-Seven Annual Conferences Give 100% of Their 2016 General Church Apportionments

Nashville, TN – The General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA), working with the 56 annual conferences in the United States, reports that twenty-seven...

Seattle Minimum Wage Ordinance

By Brant Henshaw | Treasurer and Director of Administrative Services A lot of publicity was generated when Seattle adopted a “living wage” minimum wage ordinance this...

GCFA Reports on UMData.org, 2014 Church Statistics, New Treasurers Training Event and Virtual Appointment...

Nashville, TN – The General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) is announcing that general statistical information about the church, formerly contained in the printed General...

The United Methodist Church Giving App Rebranded and Now Available for Android and iOS...

Nashville, TN – The General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA), working in partnership with Vanco Payment Solutions has developed and improved the convenient...

Surcharge coming for PNW churches who fail to use Background Check credit

By Teri Tobey | Program Associate for Young People's Ministries Your church received an advance premium credit as an incentive to complete background checks on staff...

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