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Items Tagged "Connectional Giving"

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A collection plate. A UMCom photo by Kathryn Price.; UMCom illustration by Kathryn Price

How to protect your church from theft

Insurance and other measures can help churches reduce their risk from financial shenanigans. Read More

Jonas T. Kennedy

Longtime Africa U. supporter Kennedy dies

First gift to university came from Jonas Kennedy and his wife; buildings and scholarships named for generous benefactor. Read More

Photo illustration of collection plate by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Giving keeps pace with denomination’s budget

Many United Methodist conference treasurers have reason to sleep easier now than during the dark days of the 2009 recession. Read More

Apportioned Funds

The main way we support the ministries of the church is through our apportioned funds, a method of giving that proportionally allocates the churchwide budget to conferences and local churches. Read More

2012: Church outreach up despite fewer funds

Despite budget cuts, program agencies say 'thanks' for the support, recall accomplishments and look ahead to 2013-16. Read More

Restructuring proposals neglect women’s issues

'If our denomination is to be a relevant, reliable witness to the gospel, (we) must give priority to ministry &ellipsis; with and by women.' Read More