Shared ministries of the UMC that transform the world


November 14, 2014

Want to learn more about the shared ministries of The United Methodist Church?  Interested in discovering the World Service Fund is at the heart of our denomination-wide ministry, underwriting Christian mission and ministry around the world?  Did you know that through the generous gifts of  United Methodists Africa University offers post-secondary education for students through colleges of agriculture and natural resources, management and administration, theology, education, health sciences, and humanities and social sciences, and postgraduate faculties in agriculture, management and administration, theology, health sciences, and peace and governance?  Ever wonder about the six Special Offering Sundays?

Click here to open a short document that details the shared ministries that are made possible through apportioned funds and Supecial Sunday offerings.

The General Council on Finance and Administration has created a wonderful resource that describes the financial commitment of The United Methodist Church.  It describes how, "Connectionalism is an important part of our identity as United Methodists, (something that) provides us with wonderful opportunities to carry out our mission in unity and strength."