Use the forms, templates and resources below for leading a branch.

New Branch Essentials

Create a foundation of support when GFS is established at your church by following the steps in this guide.

Planning the First Meeting

This guide highlights planning issues to consider so you can plan successful and productive meetings.

Leader’s Toolkit

Follow these guidelines in order to maintain the spirit of GFS and be in accordance with required policies.

Member Registration Template

Branch leaders may use this template to obtain basic information from members.

Medical Information and Release Template

Maintain necessary medical information and permission using this template.

Behavior Covenant

Some leaders may find this Behavior Covenant helpful in order to provide a safe and secure environment.

Photo Release

Obtain permission from all GFS activity participants when using photos for any kind of publicity or social media.

Community Service Ideas

Community service is the heart of Girls’ Friendly Society. Use this list of ideas to inspire your work.

 Service Hour Tracking Template

Use this template to track hours of service given by members.

Branch Report Form

This form is helpful when making a branch report to the diocese.

GFS-USA Annual Branch Report

Submit this form every year to GFS-USA by June 30th. When you receive the confirmation email, forward the information to your diocesan president.

GFS Logo

GFS official logo in black and blue.