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SAVE THE DATE! August 11 & 12, 2017 “Stewardship in the Digital Age” is the theme of the Stewardship Retreat to be held at Pine Lake Camp.


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IRA Charitable Rollover is now Permanent!

Stewardship Challenge Grant

[2017 August News] The Wisconsin United Methodist Foundation presents the 2017 Stewardship Retreat which will take place August 11-12 at Pine Lake Camp… [Read More]
[2016 August News] Stewardship retreats are something of a tradition in Wisconsin as the Wisconsin United Methodist Foundation (WUMF) prepares to host the 9th annual Stewardship Retreat at Pine Lake Camp on August 12th and 13th.  Over the years, the retreat… [Read More]
[2015 Focus] Mr. Stanley J. Cottrill has lived a life of generosity. As a life-long resident of New London, WI he quietly helped his church and local community as a plumber. He also traveled for more than 40 years on Volunteer in Mission trips and… [Read More]
[2014 Focus] The year 2013 saw a number of changes at the Wisconsin United Methodist Foundation. Toni Rossmiller took the helm as loan officer. Prior to working for the Foundation, Toni was an accounting and finance instructor at the college level. Throughout… [Read More]
[2013 Spring] When you call the Foundation office we want it to be a great experience! We like the church and we like the people of the church a lot! The smiles on the faces of our staff are not fake smiles. We share our enthusiasm about our ministry by handing… [Read More]
[2012 Summer] Kenosha Wesley UMC is making plans to flip their sanctuary and narthex areas. With help from the Foundation, they were able to raise over $200,000 in a Capital Campaign to begin to make this plan a reality. This project has been long in the making… [Read More]
[2011 Fall] For 11 weeks last summer, people in Watertown were fed sandwiches by members of Christ UMC. Every Tuesday, rain or shine, a group of 10-15 folks from Christ UMC prepared and distributed lunches at Clark Park. Christ Church received a grant from the WUMF to help… [Read More]
[2011 Spring-Summer] First United Methodist Church in Rhinelander is one of several churches that received a significant undesignated gift through a bequest last year. You might ask, “Is that money given in faith from someone’s estate with no strings attached?” YES! It sounds… [Read More]
[2010 Fall] A significant portion of our mission at the Wisconsin United Methodist Foundation is helping persons fulfill their desire to share. The church is a wonderful arena in which to do that sharing. In June of this year, I was fortunate to be part of an International… [Read More]
[2010 January] When I arrived at the Wisconsin United Methodist Foundation on July 1, 1992 few if any scholarships were being awarded by the Foundation. Then in 2001 the Foundation unexpectedly received a bequest from the estate of Vera Dueno. Although… [Read More]