Year End Giving resources

The Year-End Giving brochure is in production. Churches can expect to receive copies for distribution before November 1st. This year’s brochure focuses on the tax benefits of planned giving. Non-profit giving research shows that when donors can give and save...

Who is Partnering with You? Christ UMC, UMDF

October 4, 2019 Partnerships multiply possibilities. The best ones make us stronger and more efficient. They open doors of opportunity we had not previously considered and amplify our reach to the mission field. For years, the Methodists Helping Methodists Fund has...

Who is Partnering with you? Parker UMC, UMDF

October 4, 2019 Partnerships multiply possibilities. The best ones make us stronger and more efficient. They open doors of opportunity we had not previously considered and amplify our reach to the mission field. For years, the Methodists Helping Methodists Fund has...
No Excuses for Lack of Money

No Excuses for Lack of Money

Dearest Pastors and Church Leaders, Professional fundraisers know how to raise money – and pastors are expected to be professional fundraisers in addition to theologian, therapist, business manager, politician, motivational speaker, and exemplary model citizen....

VIDEO: Who will get the Endowment Money?

The most common question that I hear is “What will happen to our Endowment if…” … my church closes, because we are declining in membership? … my church merges with another church? … my church leaves the denomination? … The United Methodist Church denomination...
2019 Grants Program

2019 Grants Program

What would your church do with $2500? The Mountain Sky UMF announces the Grant Program for 2019. This year there is more money available, including $200,000 set apart for legacy Yellowstone Conference churches, and a scholarship program for financial stewardship...
Save the Date: All Saints Celebration

Save the Date: All Saints Celebration

November 3, 2019, is All Saints Day. Here is planning material for a special celebration service and theme. It’s congregational ministry on the day we remember those who from their labors rest. Many churches provide pastoral ministry focus on this day by caring...

ASSURANCES from Mountain Sky UM Foundation

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, During this past year, I have been blessed to meet with many leaders from our churches in the Mountain Sky Conference and with my colleagues in United Methodist Foundations, members of the Council of Bishops, and leaders of several...

Annual Investment and Service Webinar

In case you missed it, here is a link to the Webinar and the slides given by Kristi Kinnison, and by Karen Manscko from Wespath on February 19, 2019 Click here for SLIDES.  Here is a link to the RECORDING.  Questions about the webinar can be emailed to...
FOUNDATIONS TIE KNOT, CHANGE NAME

FOUNDATIONS TIE KNOT, CHANGE NAME

Your United Methodist Foundations are pleased to announce that they have formally merged and adopted the name, “Mountain Sky United Methodist Foundation, Inc.” The Yellowstone and Rocky Mountain United Methodist Foundations have worked together for many years to...