Academy

Foundation Academy of Faith and Generosity

The Academy will be held September 17-19, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. on Monday to 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at Stonewall Resort

The United Methodist Foundation of West Virginia, Inc. wants to help your congregation create a cultureof generosity. Join us at beautiful Stonewall Resort in central Wet Virginia. Inspire your congreagtion bylearning how to:

  • Teach about the spiritual nature of giving
  • Encourage gratitude
  • Transform attitudes of scarcity into abundance
  • Equip stewardship ministry with best practices
  • Lead change in thoughts about money
  • Encourage legacy gifts
  • Develop a transformational ministry plan
Presenters
  • Rev. David Bell, Executive Director of the United Methodist Foundation of Michigan and Senior Design Partner with Design Group International
  • Bonnie Marden, Founder of MYTE mimnistires and Project Manager for the Wespath grant through the Lilly Endowment Inc's National Initiative to address Economic Challenges Facing Pastoral Leaders
  • Rev. Claudine Leary, Director of Development for Methodist Theological School in Ohio
  • Kirsty jenkinson, Managing Director for Sustainable Investment Strategies, Wespath Investment Management
  • Rev. Jeffrey Taylor, President, United Methodist Foundation of West Virginia
  • Kim Matthews, Vice President, United Methodist Foundation of West Virginia
Registration

Registration information will be available soon.  Registration costs will include accomodations, meals, presentations and materials. A commuter rate will also be available. 

To receive information about the Conference when Registration begins, click this link.