Local Church Statistics

The resources on this webpage are posted here to support local churches in their annual statistical reporting work. The deadline for completing this report in 2023 is February 20.

The new website to report your statistical information this year is stats.gcfa.org. Before you start, please closely review the Conference Statistician Letter, Statistics Overview document, and the other items found on this webpage.

If you have questions after reviewing these materials or run into other difficulties, contact PNW Conference Treasurer Brant Henshaw at bhenshaw@pnwumc.org. Alternatively, you can reach out to Cathy Lang at clang@pnwumc.org.

Statistical Reports – An Overview for 2022

READ THIS FIRST for an overview of the local church statistics entry process.

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Conference Statistician Letter 2022

READ THIS letter from the statistician SECOND.

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2017-2020 Quadrennial Forms Changes
An overview of changes in statistical forms for 2017-2020 Quadrennium.
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Table 1 – GCFA Detailed Instructions 2022
Detailed instructions for completing Table 1.
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Table 1 – Additional Instructions 2022
Additional instructions for completing Table 1 from the Conference Statistician.
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Table 1 – Notes on Church membership
Definitions for counting people for statistical reporting, per the UMC Discipline.
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Table 2 – GCFA Detailed Instructions 2022
Detailed instructions for completing Table 2.
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Table 2 – Additional Instructions 2022
Additional instructions for completing Table 2 from the Conference Statistician.
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Table 3 – GCFA Detailed Instructions 2022
Detailed instructions for completing Table 3.
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Table 3 – Additional Instructions 2022
Additional instructions for completing Table 3 from the Conference Statistician.
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Table 3 – What IS and IS NOT Considered Operating Income
Definitions to help clarify what is considered as operating income for the UMC Statistical reports.
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