The United Methodist Church (UMC) sent the following press release to all UM News Outlets earlier this week… NASHVILLE, TN — The General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) announces a new corporate sponsor. Shelby Systems is a leading provider of full-service church management software (ChMS) to churches of all sizes, denominational headquarters, and other organizations in the faith-based communities around the world. Shelby offers a wide range of integrated technology solutions with a goal to support ministries of The United Methodist Church. “The relationship between Shelby Systems and The United Methodist Church was forged more than 40 years ago with UMC churches and conferences,” said Russell McDaniel, VP/General Manager of Shelby Systems, Inc., “and continues today with Shelby’s selection as a GCFA corporate sponsor. Shelby is a leader in ministry solutions that are affordable and secure. We are excited and grateful to join with GCFA and offer our excellent products and exceptional customer service to UMC organizations worldwide.” “GCFA is proud to announce Shelby Systems as a vetted corporate sponsor. The addition of Shelby Systems enhances the resources GCFA is making available to local churches that improve administrative efficiencies, provide excellent customer service, and support the ministries of local churches,” said Bari Beasley, Chief Officer of Marketing and External Relations.