Sustaining the United Methodist Witness
 

Services for Churches & Organizations

“The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his field. Though it is the smallest of all seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds come and perch in its branches.” (Matthew 13:31-32)

 

Supporting Churches: Build, Expand, and Renovate

Whether you want to refinance an existing loan, build a new building, renovate an existing facility, or catch up on deferred maintenance projects, the Foundation can support you with a low-interest loan from the Church Development Loan Fund. The Church Development Loan Fund was created to make low-cost, competitive financing available to qualifying Kansas United Methodist Churches, and also for the annual conference, districts and related agencies and organizations.

Since 1996, the Foundation's staff has helped 90 qualified borrowers with loans totaling $19,541,752.74. But the Foundation lends more than money: we lend you our support, our counsel and our expertise. The Foundation will provide you information so that you may develop a realistic plan for a project without compromising your existing ministries. Your loan needs will be managed with integrity, efficiency and commitment by our experienced staff who work with only United Methodist Churches and related organizations.

Why Borrow from the Foundation?

  • We loan money to churches at rates that are significantly lower than typical commercial rates
  • Loans can be used to refinance current loans or fund construction, expansion, repair, renovation or other capital needs
  • We offer loan terms of up to 20 years
  • We offer flexible amortization schedules
  • We offer minimal fees with no application fees or points
  • The Foundation specializes in loans to churches and conference agencies and is experienced in complying with Book of Discipline guidelines for building and loan projects

To learn more about a loan, click here or contact the Foundation at 888-453-8405.