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Eden Resort, Lancaster PA Financial Leadership Academy (FLA) is the premier stewardship training program of the Mid-Atlantic United Methodist Foundation. Admission is by nomination from leadership. Since 2015, over 100… Read more

#GivingTuesday, November 28, 2017

#GivingTuesday, a global movement for good

Adapted from an article by Jack Brooks, Executive Director of the Mid-Atlantic UM Foundation On Tuesday, Nov. 28, many generous people, moved by the reason for this season of giving,… Read more

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Giving Thanks for Stewardship

Jack Brooks, Executive Director Mid-Atlantic United Methodist Foundation Tel: 800-828-9093 Ext: 1008; Email: Over the past few summers I have tried my best to become a better gardener. I… Read more

Mid-Atlantic Foundation cited for excellence in managing investments

The Mid-Atlantic United Methodist Foundation in October became the first faith-based community foundation to earn Fiduciary Standard of Excellence for Investment Stewards certification from the Centre for Fiduciary Excellence (CEFEX),… Read more

Academy for Church Finance starts in October 2017

Consisting of four sessions taken over two years in two locations, the Academy for Church Finance seeks to enhance the understanding and skills of laity for financial leadership in the… Read more

Academy for Church Finance to train church teams

The Academy for Church Finance registration deadline is  Friday, September 22. Please go to the Registration link here for the Academy in Wilmington DE to generate a Registration Form and Voucher. The Registration Form… Read more

Clif Christopher shaking hands at 2015 Annual Conference

Church stewardship ‘doctor’ diagnoses giving decline

The first presentation to draw a crowd of United Methodists to the 2015 Eastern PA Annual Conference at the Expo Center in Oaks, Pa., came on May 13, the night… Read more

Clergy learn money basics at Financial Leadership Academy

(From left) The Revs. Charles Cole, Lydia Munoz, Daniel Lebo and James McIntire, four of the 25 EPA Conference clergy at the Financial Leadership Academy’s first session, discuss their insights. … Read more

Church teams to benefit most from stewardship event

“New Vision.” ” New Strategies.” “Keys.” ” Best Practices.” Those outcomes are what Clif Christopher’s four top-selling church stewardship books offer. And for anyone smart enough to attend one of… Read more

Church leaders learn tough truths from stewardship expert

“We’re struggling,” said the Rev. Steward Warner of his church, First UMC Perkasie. “That’s why we’re here.” “Here” was the “Keys to Effective Financial Ministry” seminar at Glen Mar UMC… Read more