This endowment provides donors an opportunity to make a difference in the world by supporting the missions of the Conference. Distributions from this endowment are made available annually to a Conference Board to determine the missions to be supported. You may also donate directly to our missions through the Foundation. Please contact us if you have questions on how to give to our Conference Missions.
Solar Oven Partners is a UMVIM ministry that works to empower people in the Dominican Republic, Sierra Leone, and Navajo country in Arizona with a solar oven. Solar ovens utilize the sun to provide an affordable and sustainable way for people in poverty to provide clean water and healthy meals for their families. To learn more about Solar Oven Partners, visit their website.
Tree of Life Ministry works to provide food, clothes, shelter, and love to the Lakota Nation. Located on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota, this ministry serves as the hands and feet of Jesus working to build relationships with and provide cultural awareness of the Lakota people. Click here to learn more about Tree of Life.
Bakken Oil Rush Ministry, located in Watford City, ND, serves the individuals and families who have made the oil fields their home. With the support of many volunteers and donors, Jim and Kathie Konsor work to meet the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of these individuals through care, connection, and collaboration. Visit the Bakken Oil Rush Ministry website for more information.
Spirit Lake Ministries shares the love of Jesus by providing year-long support to the people of the Spirit Lake Nation in North Dakota. For more information on Spirit Lake Ministries, visit their website.
Disasters can happen at any moment and often without warning. When they do happen, they can disrupt the lives of many people, causing devastating physical, spiritual, and emotional crises. Here in the Dakotas, we seek to provide relief for individuals and communities through donations of cash, goods, and/or volunteer labor. For more information on how you can get involved, contact Rick Craig or Rebecca Trefz.