Bridges of Unity – Ecumenical and Interfaith Endowment Fund
Is designed to benefit the Office of Christian Unity and Interreligious Relationships (OCUIR), the ecumenical and interreligious office under The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church.
”The Bridges of Unity Endowment provides me with the giving vehicle to support our search for unity.”
Bishop Jim Doff, San Antonio Episcopal Area
”I give to the Bridges of Unity Endowment Fund for the simple reason that ecumenical and interfaith ministries will advance the mission of the Church in the world.”
Sam Purushotham, son of Hindu convert and former member of Church of New England Conference
Office of Christian Unity and Interreligious Relationships of The United Methodist Church is responsible for giving leadership to The United Methodist Church in its quest for unity and for the development of relationships with other churches, ecumenical organizations and religious faith communities.
OCUIR enables the ecumenical/interfaith vision and direction for The United Methodist Church (UMC) as called for in the Constitution of the denomination. The Office strives to foster Christian Unity and draw the attention of the church to ways in which to ensure that the ecumenical/interfaith vision of the UMC is made known and advocated throughout the church.
Gifts can be given to this fund in many ways and amounts to help you in the fulfillment of your stewardship commitment. All gifts to the endowment fund are tax-deductible.
You may want to consider making a major gift of cash, appreciated stocks, securities or property. Or, you may want to make a special bequest to Bridges of Unity – Ecumenical and Interfaith Endowment Fund in your will or testamentary trust. Find out about the different ways to give through The United Methodist Church Foundation.
To learn more about the Office of Christian Unity and Interreligious Relationships of The Council of Bishops (OCUIR)
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