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September 10, 2021
The Foundation is a pleased to introduce you to our new staff. Three new professionals doubles capacity and service.
August 25, 2021
The Methodists Helping Methodists Foundation is giving Grants. Apply today!
January 21, 2021
Bookkeeper and Clerical Help Wanted at the Foundation. MSUM Foundation is expanding capacity in 2021 and is looking for the right person to join the team.
November 16, 2020
The Conference Council on Finance and Administration is taking the steps to correct a mistake. After much analysis, including the complexity of the new system, the misunderstanding of the new system, and the pandemic, we have ...
September 21, 2020
There are seven General Church funds, including the Fund for General Administration. The eighth fund included in the General and Jurisdictional Apportionments is the Western Jurisdiction.
September 01, 2020
This article will share more information about the Ministerial Education Fund.
August 24, 2020
This article will share more information about the General Administration (GA) Fund. While the General Administration Fund is not the coolest or snazziest of the General and Jurisdictional Apportionment funds, it is important to ...
August 03, 2020
Dare to Dream: 2020 Grants Are Here: The Mountain Sky UM Foundation announces grants to fund transformative ideas that will create systemic changes in ministry, vitality, and financial health.
July 01, 2020
Mountain Sky local churches continue to show financial generosity in the midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic and the necessary reinvention of local congregational giving. As we said in April: the sky is not falling. Again, thank you. ...
June 29, 2020
Secrets from CFREs: Certified Fund Raising Executives: Here are three great resources specifically for these COVID-19 times. This will change your life. This is a powerful technique that you can immediately begin using. You may ...
May 07, 2020
It’s a celebration when a mortgage gets paid! Let’s burn it! Rev. David Hiester, Wilson United Methodist Church and Kristi Kinnison, Executive Director Mountain Sky United Methodist Foundation Watch Vimeo Video here.
May 05, 2020
Many organizations, including local churches, have been unable to obtain loans through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The President signed the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act (PPP HCE Act) on ...
April 01, 2020
The planned April 1 Vital Conversations with Rev. Michael Smith was canceled due to Zoom security issues.
March 12, 2020
If your church isn’t ready to receive gifts by credit cards, then the visitors in your worship services are missing out on the spiritual practice of generosity, and your church’s ministry isn’t as well funded as it could be. Your ...
March 11, 2020
Stop passing the plate and consider these ways to mitigate a decline in giving.
February 03, 2020
The Conference Council on Finance and Administration is providing you this initial report on how we finished Fiscal Year 2019 in terms of income and expenses. There is good news with a positive message: we finished 2019 with ...
November 20, 2019
The Conference Council on Finance and Administration is pleased to announce that Angela Thomas, currently Assistant Treasurer and Controller of the Missouri Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church, will be the first Chief...
November 04, 2019
This update from the Mountain Sky Conference's Council on Finance and Administration outlines where we are financially at this point in our year. As we indicated last month in this article, the message continues to be mixed. Our ...
October 10, 2019
The year-end giving brochure from the Mountain Sky United Methodist Foundation will be sent to churches before Nov. 1, 2019. This brochure teaches donors how they can continue to give at the levels they dream of, using ...
September 30, 2019
This report from the Mountain Sky Conference's Council on Finance and Administration outlines where we are financially at this point in our year. The message is mixed. Our income is down. Although we are in the black through ...
September 05, 2019
In the Aug. 27 Mountain Sky Conference News, there was an article about 2020 Mission Shares (apportionment). This follow-up article provides more detail on the eight funds that make up the General and Jurisdictional Church ...
August 26, 2019
One of the means we use as the people called United Methodists to support the Reign of God beyond the local church is the apportionment. In the Mountain Sky Conference we give the apportionment a symbolic name: Mission Shares. ...
July 25, 2019
These educational opportunities through webinars and quick reads, when implemented, will make all the difference in turning around your church from scarcity mentality to abundance thinking.
April 23, 2019
We now face a moment of decision – to turn back or continue to move forward boldly and courageously. We have conferred. We have prayed. Ultimately, we asked one another: “Does the world now need our witness and service less or ...
January 15, 2019
This historic vote occurred at the 2018 Joint Annual Conference in Ogden, Utah. After the vote, many conference participants joined in contributing a gift to the Dream Big, Love Boldly, Give Believing campaign. These funds will ...