Assistance for Churches

The goal of the United Methodist Frontier Foundation is to educate, empower, and provide the resource tools for United Methodists to faithfully fund the ministry of the Church. The following documents(available for download) describe assistance available to institutions:

News and Updates

Investment Resources

Letter of Transmittal (PDF)

Letter of Transmittal Reallocation Form (PDF)

Giving Resources

Making a Gift of Stock to your Church

Stewardship Resources

Setting up an Endowment Program (PDF)

Church Property Guidelines

Selling a Parsonage 

Church Audits

The Book of Discipline requires all United Methodist churches' financial books, records, and bank accounts to undergo an annual audit. The following documents can provide guidance in the annual auditing process:

Local Church Audit Guide (PDF)

  • This document outlines the guidelines and procedures for conducting an annual church audit.

Local Church Audit Guide FAQ (PDF)

  • This document gives helpful tips for understanding the Local Church Audit Guide (see above).