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The mission of this center is to encourage the joy of generous giving in congregations and individuals by providing church leaders with exceptional stewardship resources, training, and consultation.
Ecumenical Stewardship Center (ESC)
The mission of the ESC is to serve Christian denominations, institutions, organizations, and congregations in developing creative and vital stewardship ministries.
The Michigan Area Loan Fund
The new Michigan Area Loan Fund of the United Methodist Church [MALF] is helping to make ministry dreams come true by providing mortgage loans and promissory notes for Michigan area United Methodist Churches and institutions. In addition, MALF provides an excellent investment opportunity for individuals, congregations and ministries that will not only earn interest at competitive rates, but will also help to expand the ministry of the United Methodist Church within Michigan.
Good Sense Ministry
A practical six-session, God-honoring personal budgeting course designed to free people from the bondage of consumer debt and to lead people toward a content life. In addition to this primary course, Good Sense Ministry offers several other components to make this ministry a comprehensive personal budgeting program designed to be a significant component to a year-round stewardship emphasis.
American Council on Gift Annuities (ACGA)
ACGA provides educational and other services to American charities regarding gift annuities and other forms of planned gifts. They actively promote responsible philanthropy through actuarially sound gift annuity rate recommendations, quality training opportunities, and the advocacy of appropriate consumer protection.
Partnership for Philanthropic Planning (PPP)
The PPP mission is to help people and organizations create charitable giving experiences that are the most meaningful in achieving both charitable mission and the philanthropic, financial, family and personal goals of the dono..
Detroit Conference of The United Methodist Church
The Detroit Conference is one of two conferences served by the United Methodist Foundation of Michigan. The conference includes six districts and covers the eastern portion of Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.
West Michigan Conference of The United Methodist Church
The West Michigan Conference is one of two conferences served by the United Methodist Foundation of Michigan. The conference includes six districts and covers the western portion of Michigan.
The Official United Methodist Church Website
The official website sponsored by United Methodist Communications. This website provides links to all aspects of the denomination.
UM Electronic Funds Transfer Service
This service allows members' contributions to be electronically transferred from their checking or savings accounts and deposited into the church's bank account on a steady, uninterrupted basis.
Provides denominationally-based resources related to connectional ministries, including Shared Ministries, Churchwide Special Sundays, Mission Moments, Second Mile Giving, and Conference Benevolences.