The UMC has an accountable, designated giving network for projects and missionaries?
The Advance is an accountable, voluntary giving platform that supports the worldwide mission of The United Methodist Church. We sometimes reference our voluntary giving as "second-mile giving." Through The Advance, United Methodist Annual Conferences, districts, local churches, and organizations, as well as individuals and families, may choose to support over 600 mission programs or 300 mission personnel with financial gifts. The Advance for Christ and His Church was the name of the petition created by the General Conference that established The Advance in 1948. The Advance was voted as a permanent channel of giving in 1956.
ABOUT THE ADVANCE
The Advance is an accountable, voluntary giving platform that supports the worldwide mission of The United Methodist Church. The Advance channel ensures 100% of each gift reaches its intended mission or ministry. You decide which program or ministry to support through The Advance platform. The purpose of The Advance is to: 1) be an educational tool connecting with the ministries being established around the world; 2) be an evangelical vehicle to rebuild and expand faith communities and churches; and 3) provide a safe channel to send aid to those in need and other displaced and hurting people. The Advance work is managed through the General Board of Global Ministries.