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How to Give Through The Advance

The Advance is an official United Methodist program that gives you the opportunity to give to the ministry of your choice. From here you can donate in any of the following ways: online, through your United Methodist church, by mail, or by phone.

Give Online:

You can give to any of the ministries, missionaries and projects currently supported by The United Methodist Church through Global Ministries.

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Through Your United Methodist Church:

Make your check payable to your local church. Write the name of the ministry and the Advance code number on the check. Drop your gift in any United Methodist church offering plate or give your gift to your church treasurer, so that your church and annual conference will get Advance credit.

By Mail:

Make your check payable to ADVANCE GCFA. Write the name of the ministry and the Advance code number on the check. Send your check to:

Advance GCFA
P.O. Box 9068, GPO
New York, NY 10087-9068

By Phone:

Credit card gifts can be accepted by phone. The telephone number is:

(888) 252-6174

Our Guarantee:

100% of your gift will go to the ministry you choose. No exceptions.

All Advance projects are also eligible for Supplementary Gifts through United Methodist Women's giving channels.