Foundation plans new initiatives for 2022

Included in the budget is a 10 percent tithe of income to the WNC Conference for approximately $184,000, an expression of gratitude for the Conference’s role in our growth.

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In post-COVID 19 world, pastors see new realities

Pulling off a successful Sunday morning is a lot more complicated than it used to be. Pastors have to engage people in the pews while also devoting attention to online worshippers who bring their own preferences and expectations.

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Once struggling, Methodist camp sees bright future

Financial troubles left Mount Shepherd on the brink of closing. But with God's grace, committed leadership and a timely land conservation pact, a remarkable turnaround has occurred.

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Meeting social needs, modeling God’s message of hope

Scott Osterberg and a team at New Story Church are finding ways to serve neighbors and work toward justice in a place called Waughtown.

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How a 180-year-old church adapted to stay vital

Creative ministry has helped to sustain, and even grow, the congregation of First UMC in Asheboro at a time when many older downtown churches are struggling.

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Foundation welcomes Amanda Goedert

Amanda joins the staff as executive support specialist.

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Insights from a pro: Ways to optimize your church’s year-end giving

An increasing number of churches are utilizing the Foundation to facilitate gifts of stock from their members. With end-of-year giving fast approaching, here are some important things to consider.

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Foundation plans new initiatives for 2022

Blessed with a strong financial performance and the faith and trust of our partners, Foundation board members approved a 2022 budget that funds a number of church-building initiatives.

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Harley Dickson remembered for generous spirit

Foundation President David Snipes and board member Wanda Musgrave were among those who commemorated the life of Harley Dickson at a memorial service on Saturday, Nov. 6.

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Expansion makes it ‘easier for the community to be part of us’

An expansion and renovation has enabled Harrisburg UMC to embrace its role as a community gathering place.

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In post-COVID 19 world, pastors see new realities

In a "both/and" world, pastors have to engage people in the pews while also devoting attention to online worshippers who bring their own preferences and expectations.

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At the crossroads of a changing community

Park Street UMC once served people in the mill hills of East Belmont. As it celebrates 100 years, the church is adapting to the needs of a changing community.

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Imagining a future for faith on Woodlawn Road

Leaders of the newly named Woodlawn Community Fellowship see the potential for street-level small businesses to support local entrepreneurs and create a sense of vitality.

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Photos of Foundation happenings

See photos that depict the life and mission of the Foundation.

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‘This is the heart of the church’

At Duke Memorial, a renovated ground level space embodies a spirit of hospitality that church leaders see as an essential part of their culture.

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From David Snipes: Overwhelmed, exhausted…stronger?

The dizzying pace of change can leave us feeling overwhelmed and, at times, exhausted. So, how are we to respond as faithful Christians?

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