Resurrection Foundation Funds

The Foundation, along with previous donors, have given prayerful consideration to establishing the funds that are currently in place. Click the links below to learn more about the existing funds. The Resurrection Foundation Board follows donor input to set up funds that support missions, ministries and future needs. Each potential gift/fund is subject to approval of the Resurrection Board of Directors on behalf of The Church of the Resurrection. The Resurrection Foundation will work with donors to design a donor fund that fulfills their specific wishes while contributing to Resurrection Foundation's purpose.

Ministry Funds

  1. Local Missions Support Fund

    The Fund is intended to provide support to The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection’s Local Missions.

  2. Beyond Kansas City Mission Fund

    The Fund is intended to provide support to The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection’s Beyond Kansas City Missions.

  3. Traditional Music Endowment Fund

    The Fund is intended to provide support to The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection’s traditional music programs. It is recognized that the needs of the traditional music programs will change over time and this Fund is intended to adapt to those needs.  Yearly distributions are limited to the income and appreciation from the principal of the fund.

  4. Child in Crisis Fund

    The Fund is intended to provide support to the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection’s ministries and the Greater Kansas City community for the purpose of assisting and serving children who are in harm’s way due to loss, abandonment, or other crisis.

  5. Pet Care Assistance Fund

    The Fund is intended to provide support to families who are experiencing financial difficulty with pet care.

General Funds

  1. Facility Maintenance Endowment Fund

    The Fund is intended to provide support for facility maintenance needs of The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection. Yearly distributions are limited to the income and appreciation from the principal of the fund.

  2. General Unrestricted Endowment Fund

    The fund is intended to allow the Resurrection Foundation to support The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection as areas of need are identified. Yearly distributions are limited to the income and appreciation from the principal of the fund.

  3. General Unrestricted Fund

    The fund is intended to allow the Resurrection Foundation to support The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection as areas of need are identified.

  4. Resurrection Foundation Development Fund

    The Fund is intended to further promote and develop the Resurrection Foundation within The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection.

Scholarships

  1. Ministry Educational Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship is intended to provide support to Church of the Resurrection members seeking ministry educational programs or ministry preparatory education.  Preference will be given to applicants who are participating in the Ministry as a Career (MAC Track) program. Secondary considerations will be given to Church of the Resurrection members enrolled at colleges of the United Methodist Church and while not a MAC Track participant, enrolling in ministry career education. Secondary considerations will also be given to ministry career seeking individuals who demonstrate financial need; or are enrolled at institutions that allow for United Methodist Church or other institutional matching grants. Application deadline is May 1.

  2. New Generation Seminary Scholarship Fund

    This Scholarship is intended to provide support to full-time seminary students. Each applicant must have begun their first seminary academic year at age 30 or younger. Qualified applicants would be active members of The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection who have been approved as declared candidates by the Church’s Staff Parish Relations Committee. Potential multi-year support is available to applicant meeting eligibility requirements. Application deadline is May 1.

  3. Seminary Education Scholarship Endowment Fund

    The Fund is intended to provide financial support to those active members of The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection who have been called by God to serve as an ordained minister in the United Methodist Church. Yearly distributions are limited to the income and appreciation from the principal of the fund. Application deadline is May 1.

  4. Seminary Scholarship Endowment Fund

    The Fund is intended to provide financial support to those active members of The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection who have been called by God to serve as an ordained minister in the United Methodist Church. Special consideration will be given to the financial need of the recipient. Yearly distributions are limited to the income and appreciation from the principal of the fund. Application deadline is May 1.

  5. Thuma Scholarship Fund

    The Fund is intended to provide financial support to those active members of The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection who have been called by God to serve as an ordained minister in the United Methodist Church. The Lowell and Jean Thuma Seminary Scholarships are provided to worthy seminary students. Application deadline is May 1.

If a donor wants to establish a new fund as referenced above, there is a minimum gift requirement of $25,000. If a donor wants to contribute to an existing fund, there is no minimum gift requirement.