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Updated UM Foundation/Development Fund Protocol

"For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted; a time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to [...]

By |2020-03-22T20:39:12+00:00March 22nd, 2020|United Methodist General News|0 Comments

A Word of Reassurance

“Therefore do not worry, saying, “What will we eat?” or “What will we drink?” or “What will we wear?” For it is the Gentiles who strive for all these things; and indeed your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. But strive first for the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be [...]

By |2020-03-19T18:07:05+00:00March 19th, 2020|United Methodist General News|0 Comments

A Statement from the President

Dear Friends, At this time of change in the denomination, we want to assure all of our investors in the United Methodist Foundation for the Memphis and Tennessee Conferences and UM Development Fund of TN/KY, Inc. that we are well prepared to continue to serve you. Any proposed changes currently under discussion in the United [...]

By |2020-02-19T18:15:26+00:00February 19th, 2020|United Methodist General News|0 Comments

Deposit Rate Increase!

Participation Account Rate Increase We are pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2020, the United Methodist Development Fund will raise the interest rate paid on participation accounts to 2.0%.  Participation account funds are fully liquid and, unlike certificates of deposit (CD), are not locked in for a particular time period.  The church building loan [...]

By |2019-11-22T14:11:20+00:00November 22nd, 2019|United Methodist General News|0 Comments

UM Foundation Offers Scholarships To TN/Memphis Conference Clergy for Seminar

The UM Foundation is proud to offer $500 scholarships to any Tennessee or Memphis Conference Clergy who attend the Lake Institute fundraising training seminar hosted Discipleship Ministries on August 5-8, 2019.  For additional information about this scholarship opportunity, contact Dr. Philip Jamieson, UM Foundation President, at 615-259-2008 or phil.jamieson@umfmtc.org. Discipleship Ministries chosen as one of [...]

By |2019-04-25T12:56:29+00:00November 14th, 2018|United Methodist General News|0 Comments

Jerry Flippin Inducted Into Order of St. Andrew

During its service of worship, Sunday, October 28, Milan First United Methodist Church honored Jerry Flippin with the Order of St. Andrew, sponsored by the United Methodist Foundation for the Memphis and Tennessee Conferences. The recognition was presented by Dr. Philip Jamieson, President of the Foundation. This Order honors clergy and laity who have greatly influenced the [...]

By |2018-11-01T18:13:45+00:00November 1st, 2018|United Methodist General News|0 Comments

Tom and Betty Cloyd Scholarship Recipients Named

Kaitlynn Vaughn Margaret Ward The Reverend Dr. Philip Jamieson, President of The United Methodist Foundation for the Memphis and Tennessee Conferences, announces that the recipients of the Tom and Betty Cloyd Scholarship are Kaitlynn E. Vaughn and Margaret A. Ward.  Kaitlynn is a member of Hillcrest United Methodist Church and is [...]

By |2018-04-30T14:09:28+00:00April 30th, 2018|United Methodist General News|0 Comments

First Quarter 2018 Market Perspectives from Colony Group

Q1 Market Perspectives As part of our commitment to providing our clients and business partners with exceptional service, a link to The Colony Group’s quarterly Market Perspectives is provided below. This quarter, our commentary focuses on:   Factors that led to the financial markets faltering in the first quarter of 2018   Volatility Strikes Back – we explain [...]

By |2018-04-27T14:07:28+00:00April 27th, 2018|United Methodist General News|0 Comments

UMDF Deposit Interest Rates Going Up!

Participation Account Rate Increase We are pleased to announce that effective April 1, 2018, the United Methodist Development Fund will raise the interest rate paid on participation accounts to 1.50%.  Participation account funds are fully liquid and, unlike certificates of deposit (CD), are not locked in for a particular time period.  The church building loan rate [...]

By |2018-02-21T18:23:44+00:00February 21st, 2018|United Methodist General News|0 Comments