Fostering the Future

through stewardship, investment AND Scholarship




The Foundation believes a culture of philanthropy is critical to expanding United Methodist ministries.

The Foundation believes diversified, socially conscious assets generate the best returns for United Methodist ministries.

The Foundation believes the pursuit of learning is vital to the future of United Methodist ministries.

2019 Leadership Series

 Upcoming Series:


When: September 11, 2019

Time: 9:00am - Noon

Where: The United Methodist Foundation at Birmingham-Southern College

Cost: $25.00 per slot



Session 1: The Three Core Yearnings- Mastering Ours so We Can Help Them!  Solomon said that God has set “eternity in the hearts of humans” (Eccl 3:11)  What are these3 core yearnings, placed in the heart of every human being, that give us conversation space to have with everyone who still doesn’t yet know God?  These three yearnings sum up the human condition, challenge and domain of our primary work!


Session 2: Money:  The real conversations we need to have about why talking about money is so hard. - The era of “obligation” has passed and the era of options fully arrived!  In that climate how do we do “stewardship,” and fund mission?

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