Ministry Council: Support Infrastructure
In 2007, when General Assembly mandated the establishment of one programming board to replace the former structure, there were no plans offered as to how to fund the new structure. In the intervening nine years, the work of the Ministry Council and Ministry Teams has been blessed with sacrificial giving by staff, elected members, and a growing number of generous supporters. You’re invited to join us in supporting the work of the Ministry Council.
Typical indirect expenses that support direct ministries include enhancing communication, equipment, meeting materials and travel to name a few. For example, a Ministry Council/Ministry Team meeting costs nearly $20,000 (USD). This cost includes mileage reimbursement, airfare, discount lodging, and modest meals, enabling more than 60 elected members from Cumberland Presbyterian Synods and presbyteries around the globe to attend the meeting providing valuable servant-empowered leadership to help plan and implement ministry. Over the past six years, leaders of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America and members of General Assembly Committees and Task Forces have been guests at MC meetings to share and learn, and the MC has covered their travel costs as well.
Current and former Ministry Council and Ministry Team members provide faithful financial support of the Ministry Council. They understand how important effective management and productive fund development are to our ability to achieve the Ministry Council’s mission. Generous Ministry Council and Ministry Team members invite you to consider making a gift to provide ongoing support for infrastructure.
Coupled with careful stewardship by staff, your donations play an important role in helping to keep administrative costs from affecting programming. Your gift helps to ensure current and future ministries! All gifts to the Ministry Council will be gratefully received and gratefully acknowledged. Thank you!
- One time gifts — Interested in honoring an important milestone of an individual or group? Donor(s) and honoree(s) will both be acknowledged. Simply mail a check made payable to the Ministry Council, 8207 Traditional Place, Cordova, TN 38016.
- Sustained gifts — Interested in sustaining the work of the Council and the Teams? Would you/your group like to sustain General Assembly’s vision to have one programming board working collaboratively and creatively to provide resources for local congregations? Simply mail checks made payable to the Ministry Council, 8207 Traditional Place, Cordova, TN 38016 on a cycle (monthly, bimonthly or quarterly) that best meets your needs.