Who is partnering in this Conference vision?
Funding and leadership for New Faith Communities is coming from a number of sources. Partners include:
- New Church Development Committee – Training and grants are funded through the apportioned budget, the “Pass It On” endowment fund, Ministry Jubilee, and other designated funds.
- District Boards of Missions and Church Extension, including the United Methodist Union of the Detroit Renaissance District (www.umunion.org)
- Local churches and individuals who give annually to Ministry Jubilee for new church starts
- Local churches who sponsor or support new faith communities