Thanksgiving, Giving Tuesday, and Advent Resources 2023

As we enter into the holiday season, we have created several resources that you can use in your church this Thanksgiving, Advent, and Giving Tuesday! Through your continued partnership, we are blessed to be able to faithfully provide services, ministries, and free resources to churches, organizations, and individuals. Included Resources: Social Media Images for Posts and […]

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The State of Stewardship

The State of Stewardship • November 2023 (Online Workshop) The giving landscape is constantly growing and changing. Over the last ten years, the number of charitable organizations seeking funding has grown significantly, making storytelling and how we talk about money in the church more important than ever. Join us as Ken Sloane shows us what we […]

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A 2023 Year End Giving Strategy: Looking Back, Looking Forward

A 2023 Year End Giving Strategy: Looking Back, Looking Forward • December 2023 (Online Workshop) December is the largest giving month of the year, yet most churches do not have a plan in place to take advantage of this opportunity. Join us as Chris Stovall guides us through a year-end giving strategy centered on ending 2023 […]

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Pastor Appreciation Month 2023

October is Pastor Appreciation Month! Through your continued partnership, we are blessed to be able to faithfully provide services, ministries, and free resources to churches, organizations, and individuals. As a small thank you for your continued support of this ministry of generosity, and to celebrate our wonderful pastors, please feel free to download, use, and share the […]

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Game Changing Leadership September 2023

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED Game Changing Leadership events focus on a variety of financial topics and needs within the church including, but not limited to, fostering a generous culture, developing financial leadership skills, developing and implementing planned giving/legacy giving, and improving personal and church financial health. Each event covers relevant topics and includes practical tips […]

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Now Hiring Executive Administrative Assistant

We are hiring for the position of Executive Assistant at the United Methodist Foundation. This is a full time position in Dothan, Alabama. JOB DESCRIPTION Title: Executive Assistant General Description: Immediate position opening for an Executive Assistant. Position is responsible for administrative duties in support of office operations and certain bookkeeping duties as assigned. Bookkeeping/accounting OR experience in […]

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New Church Relations Officer Joins the United Methodist Foundation

The United Methodist Foundation’s mission is to encourage generosity, foster planned giving, develop planned giving programs, and manage investment funds of scale in order to strengthen the work of Christ’s church for all. It is our pleasure to announce that  beginning April 1st, Rev. Dr. Mark LaBranche joined the staff of the United Methodist Foundation […]

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St. Luke UMC Utilizes Foundation Services and Events

“My first experience with the Foundation came when I began to serve as Treasurer. St. Luke UMC had deposited some cash reserves in the Foundation Development Money Market Fund. While the interest we earn is currently very low, the Foundation has always processed our transactions promptly. We feel it is a safe option for setting […]

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Resourcing Your Church’s God Inspired Vision for Ministry

The mission of the United Methodist Foundation is to provide faith-based financial solutions that help churches live into their God-given vision, as we have done since 1979. The Foundation offers a number of ministries and services that are not limited by organizing language and remain open to organizations that share either current or past Wesleyan […]

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Generosity Matters | Spring 2023 Newsletter

New Church Relations Officer Joins the United Methodist Foundation It is our pleasure to announce that beginning April 1st, Rev. Dr. Mark LaBranche joined the staff of the United Methodist Foundation as our Church Relations Officer. Executive Director Terri Turner stated that Mark’s energy and experiences make him the perfect candidate for this new staff […]

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