Our Ministries to Churches

Church Planned Giving Programs Planned Giving Programs help encourage and facilitate planned gifts and endowments to the church. We teach church leaders how to establish and cultivate permanent sources of income to support and sustain church ministry programs while also offering a step-by-step guide designed to encourage and support future financial needs of the church. […]

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Generous Resolutions for the New Year 2020

“You must each decide in your heart how much to give. And don’t give reluctantly or in response to pressure. ‘For God loves a person who gives cheerfully.’ And God will generously provide all you need. Then you will always have everything you need and plenty left over to share with others.” 2 Corinthians 9:7-8 […]

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Game Changing Leadership 2019 & 2020 Events

Game Changing Leadership is a one-day seminar focused on resourcing pastors, financial administrators, lay leaders, and church staff with new tips and tools that can easily be put into place right away to foster a generous culture in the church, develop financial leadership skills, and improve personal financial health. Our goal is our pastors’ personal […]

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Year-End Giving (2019)

The end of the year is a great time to generously give to a church or ministry. These gifts open doors for potential tax savings and make a lasting impact on the ministries that receive them. Feel free to browse the Ways to Give chart for a list of giving options, and to determine what type of […]

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Ways to Give this Christmas 2019

Everyone has something to give, but it can be hard to know what to give and what options are available. The “Ways to Give” resource is a new way to promote generosity and charitable giving in your congregation this Christmas. To download this resource, click here.

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2019 Thanksgiving and Christmas Media Pack

We are blessed to serve and partner with pastors and churches throughout the AWF Conference. As a small thank you, please feel free to download and use these resources in your church for Thanksgiving and Christmas. The Thanksgiving & Christmas Media Pack includes images for social media, announcement slides, and bulletin one-liners to encourage generosity. Download […]

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Fall 2019 Board of Directors Meeting

Thank you to our wonderful Board of Directors and AWF Conference Superintendents for making our Fall Board Meeting a success! We had a great time at Blue Lake Methodist Camp planning for the new year and reviewing the current year. We are looking forward to several new projects in 2020!    

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Your Locally-based AWF Development Fund

Did you know? The AWF Development Fund… Is locally-based in the AWF Conference and has staff available to assist with the loan process, application, and financing Makes low-interest loans for up to $1 million* to churches and agencies in the AWF Conference for new church construction, purchasing property, and large renovation projects Has competitive interest rates Has loan […]

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IRA Rollover Gifts

Planning your estate requires thoughtful consideration of your beneficiaries, knowledge of your options, and an understanding of taxation. If you plan on giving to both your family and charity, knowing what gifts will make the biggest impact for each recipient can be a great asset. Good gifts to consider for family and children are stocks, […]

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Pastor Appreciation Month 2019

October is Pastor Appreciation Month! We are blessed to serve and partner with pastors, churches, and ministries throughout the AWF Conference. As a small thank you to our amazing pastors, please feel free to download, use, and share the Pastor Appreciation Media Pack in your church during October and on Pastor Appreciation Day (Sunday, October 13). […]

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