Legacy & Endowment

Endowment Fund

The Endowment Fund provides members and friends of Linworth UMC with opportunities to make a long-lasting contribution to the church to express special gratitude to God for the blessings they have received. The principals from the donation to this fund is held permanently and only a percentage of its appreciated value is used to fund Linworth’s ministries.

Donation Options

  • Outright donations
  • Request by will
  • Living Trusts
  • Life insurance and annuities

Endowment Fund Policy and Guidelines

Endowment Fund Distribution Policy

Legacy Committee

Throughout the long history of the Linworth United Methodist Church, our members have given gratefully and unselfishly to help our church flourish.  We are striving to fulfill our mission to make disciples for Jesus Christ by building a community of deeply committed Christians who love God, love each other, and love our neighbors.

These gifts are truly gifts of a lifetime that give back to enable the church to fulfill its mission.


Gifts & Memorial Fund

The Gifts & Memorial Fund provides members and friends of Linworth UMC with opportunities to make charitable gifts that can provide immediate financial support for LUMC programs and ministries outside the annual operating budget and the regular giving of its members.

Donation Options

  • Cash
  • Publicly traded securities
  • Tangible personal property

Gifts and Memorial Policy & Guidelines


These funds are overseen by the Legacy Committee and any decisions to disburse monies for programs and/or ministries from these funds will be made by the committee as directed by the donor or as requested by the lead pastor and in accordance with established policies.

Gifts to these funds qualify as charitable gifts subject to the rules and regulations of the Internal Revenue Service.

For more information, contact Finance Director, Amy Haas (asbhaas@linworthumc.org) or a member of the Legacy Committee.