2020 Scholarships

Did you know ministerial and lay scholarships are available through the Foundation? The Foundation is proud to administer scholarships established by United Methodist donors for the benefit of United Methodist students. Be sure to let students in your congregation know about this opportunity and have them fill out our application (see links below) before June 30 […]

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Generosity Matters | Spring 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Continuity of Operations Plan We are closely monitoring the progress of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, and we are remaining operational to meet the pressing needs of our partners in ministry through our current Continuity of Operations Plan, which includes… Continue Reading Development Fund Rate Change During this trying time for all of us, the […]

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Wesley Heirs: Loving, Learning, and Living

 “This is a very caring, loving group that supports each other as we share ministries and memories.” – Rev. Mark Stewart, President of Wesley Heirs Executive Board Wesley Heirs was founded in 1983 as an AWF Conference ministry for retired ministers and their spouses. Members enjoy fellowship gatherings surrounded by like-minded […]

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Game Changing Leadership Events (2019 & 2020)

“The AWF United Methodist Foundation is always looking for ways to support the local church. Providing support during the COVID-19 pandemic allows pastors and church staff to discover new ways to operate.” – Anonymous (April 2020) In January 2019, the Alabama-West Florida United Methodist Foundation established Game Changing Leadership as a continuing service and resource […]

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Development Fund Rate Change

During this trying time for all of us, the Alabama-West Florida United Methodist Development Fund and its Board of Directors voted to lower our mortgage interest rate from 4.25% to 3.95%, effective May 1, 2020. We are making this adjustment to all loans, both new and existing. Interest earned from deposit accounts will also be […]

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Mother’s Day Resources 2020

Mother’s Day is a great reminder and celebration of the wonderful women in our lives. Their continual love, support, and generosity do not go unnoticed. This Mother’s Day we encourage you and your church to consider giving to or creating a planned gift in memory of, or honor of, these special women. A mother’s love […]

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2020 Easter Resources

Easter is a time of celebration as we remember the eternal gift God gave to us with Jesus Christ’s selfless sacrifice on the cross. Amid the fear and uncertainty that COVID-19 has brought into the world, your church has an even greater opportunity to bring light and hope to your community during the season of Lent […]

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Charitable Gift Annuity Rates – January 2020

Giving is not only an important way to support the ministry and mission God gave the church, but it is also an essential part of our growth as followers of God. To aid in that growth, there are many opportunities and options available when thinking about making a planned gift; one great option to consider […]

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Generosity Matters – Winter 2020

Our Ministries to Churches Learn about our ministries to churches. Our Ministries to Individuals Learn about our ministries to individuals. Generous Ways to Give in the New Year A mindset of generosity is formed by one generous decision after another. This year, consider finding a new charity to support, upping your annual gifts, or thinking […]

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Ministries to Individuals

Scholarships Scholarships are available from numerous sources for both Ministerial and Lay students. The Foundation’s Scholarship Committee (unless otherwise designated by the donor) determines which applicants meet the criteria for available scholarships based on information provided on the application. To learn more, visit: www.alwfumf.org/individuals/scholarships or email us at [email protected] Legacy Gifts Consulting We offer one […]

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