Ministries


We hold endowments for ministries affiliated with the Dakotas Annual Conference to provide much needed financial support to allow the ministries to expand the reach of Christ.

Camping Ministry

This fund helps provide monetary support for the Dakotas United Methodist Camps and its three camping locations: Lake Poinsett Camp, Storm Mountain Retreat Center, and Wesley Acres Camp. Read more

SDSU Campus Ministry

Gifts to this fund helps support the ongoing commitment to spread the word of God within the South Dakota State University community, Brookings, SD. Read more

Congregational Development

This endowment benefits new churches and in revitalizing existing churches within the Dakotas Annual Conference. Read more

Dakota Wesleyan University

The Dakota Wesleyan University endowment provides funds general use or for scholarships to DWU students. Read more

Ministerial Student Aid

This endowment provides financial support to students in seminary or those furthering their education, by providing scholarship funds. Read more

Missions

This endowment provides donors an opportunity to make a difference in the world by supporting the missions of the Church. Read more

Open Door Center

This fund assists the Open Door Ministry to provide day care and after-school program in Bismark, ND. Read more

Pensions

Donations to this endowment cares for our retired clergy in the form of pension support and health care assistance. Read more

Permanent and Operational

Financial gifts to these funds help support the ministry of the Foundation and also helps with operational expenses. Read more

Retirement Centers

Donations to this endowment provide for enhanced opportunities for those in the following retirement centers: Jenkins Living Center, Wesley Acres Retirement Residence, and Sunnycrest Village. Read more