Local Churches and UM Organizations Can Increase Ministry Funds by Shopping Online at UMCMarket

Date Posted: 11/21/2013

Through the Office of Corporate Partnership, Bobby Lee Smith and the GCFA vetting team have worked to develop a computer app and online program that is simple, easy, and free to use.  Zebraplace and Foundation Automation have been vetted by GCFA and offer a new, innovative service,www.umcmarket.org that combines the growing trend of online shopping with church members' desire to increase funding for ministries of the local church, agencies, annual conferences, college and universities. Bobby Lee Smith, Manager of Corporate Partnership for GCFA said, "We are pleased to announce the program to benefit the ministries of local churches and other UM entities. The no-cost online service will increase monies available for ministry for any local United Methodist church and many other United Methodist organizations. Zebraplace and Foundation Automation are providing great customer service and follow up when needed. United Methodists can be assured that the service is secure and designed specifically for the ministries of The United Methodist Church."

Signing up is quick and easy -- you develop a profile for yourself, designate your local church or other United Methodist group, and shop online from a list of hundreds of online vendors. 

Visit http://www.umcmarket.org to learn more.

Read press release about UMCMarket.

Download brochure and bulletin insert.


For more information, contact Bobby Lee Smith, blsmith@gcfa.org, or Joakim Richter, joakim@umcmarket.org.