Statistical Reports

2017 Stats Are Due Friday, January 26, 2018 – 12 noon

IMPORTANT !! Logging into EZRA (GCFA’s Stats Reporting Site)

Download EZRA Account Setup Guide BEFORE attempting to log on and create your user account. Account credentials from last year have been reset and will not work for 2017 Stats reporting. Please refer to the Account Setup Guide for 2017 credentials.

Statistical Reports 2017 (Step-by-Step):

  • Prepare
    • Gather your records & data
    • Download & Review:
      • Calculate utility expenses associated with Mission and/or Outreach Activities as well as the use of the church building by community groups (Boy Scouts, etc…)
      • IMPORTANT: Churches who wish to claim a portion of their utility expenses as Mission/Outreach expenses MUST use the BWC Utility Expense Calculator (BWC-UEC") to make these calculations.
      • The line 48b worksheet in EZRA and the BWC-UEC have been updated for clarity and ease of use.
  • Create EZRA user account
    • This can be done on/after December 18
  • Report
    • Enter your data in GCFA’s system
      • Resolve errors
      • Enter explanations as required
      • Submit data before January 26, 2018 (12 Noon)
  • Review and Approve
    • On/about January 29, 2018 all churches will receive a letter via email asking for review/approval of key statistics along with an estimate of their 2019 apportionment.
    • Please review and approve your stats data (or request corrections – if needed) before the deadline communicated at that time.

Need Help? Contact your District Administrator.