United Methodist Women - Western North Carolina Conference

Turning faith, hope and love into action on behalf of women, children and youth around the world

Conference Financial Goal 2019:

To Increase our Conference Giving in the Gift to Mission channel by at least $3,000


Strategy ideas to help us reach this goal:

Local units…

  • Have your unit give new church members / UMW members cards
  • Have your unit give new confirmands cards
  • Have you unit give baby cards for infants / baptisms
  • Encourage individuals to give cards

Other strategies…

  • Unit treasurers have cards available at each meeting / units have stock of cards on hand
  • Educate local units on the process of getting cards
  • Educate about types of cards – Birthday, Thank You, In the Service of Christ, Congratulations, etc.
  • Anyone can give a Gift to Mission card (don’t even have to be in UMW or United Methodist)
  • Seasonal promotion…lifting up particular cards at different times of year, or for various special events.
  • New school year – send to teachers End of school year – congratulations!
  • If every local unit gave just $5.00 more in the Gift to Mission channel…we would exceed our goal.
  • Social media promotion of various cards, seasons, opportunities
  • Local units promote the cards church-wide as opportunity to support mission around the world
  • Partner “sale” of cards with other groups in the church when fundraising opportunities are happening.
  • Special social media links to reach young women, online challenges from social media about making gifts. Online giving…cards online.


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