Apportion Funds

General Church
The General Council on Finance and Administration reports that giving to The United Methodist Church’s denomination-wide ministries declined overall in 2021. However, support for the Episcopal Fund increased. Money image by Gerd Altmann, courtesy of Pixabay; graphic by Laurens Glass, UM News.

Denominational giving drops for third year

While overall apportionment receipts were down in 2021, giving to the fund that supports United Methodist bishops increased significantly.
Mission and Ministry
Connectional giving of The United Methodist Church funds ministries of the global denomination like disaster relief and education. Illustration by Mike DuBose, United Methodist Communications.

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General Church
More than seven months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the financial outlook for conferences is decidedly mixed. But even with reduced giving, conference treasurers are saying the situation is not as dire as it appeared in the spring. Photo by Kathryn Price, United Methodist Communications; graphic by Laurens Glass, UM News.

Conferences persevere under financial strain

United Methodist conferences are offering churches relief and finding ways to still minister amid pandemic-caused hardships.
General Church
Moses Kumar, top executive of the General Council on Finance and Administration, addresses the Nov. 14-15 meeting of GCFA board of directors held in Nashville, Tenn. Seated is the North Texas Conference’s Bishop Michael McKee, board president. Photo by Kathleen Barry, UM News.

Budgeting for an uncertain future

The board of the United Methodist finance agency approved 2020 ministry budgets based on a dramatic drop in giving.

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