Our Foundations are organized for charitable , religious and educational purposes and specifically to support The Free Methodist Church in Canada in its ministries and for the support and benefit of the associated ministries and organizations of The Free Methodist Church in Canada. Our Foundations are responsible for managing endowment assets.
- Free Methodist Foundation
- Lorne Park Foundation
‘Honour the Lord with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops;
then your barns will be filled to overflowing,
and your vats will brim over with new wine’
The Free Methodist Foundation (the Foundation) is a public charitable foundation established in 1998 for the specific and exclusive benefit of the Free Methodist Church in Canada (FMCIC) and is responsible for managing funds and gifts used to support the vital ministries of The Free Methodist Church in Canada.
The Free Methodist Foundation Board of Directors is comprised of elected Free Methodist church members and approved by the Board of Administration (BOA). Our mandate is to ensure the wise investment and management of funds on FMCIC’s behalf in order to preserve capital while generating as much income as reasonably possible for ministry purpose.
All the Foundation funds are actively managed by third-party professional money managers. The Foundation Board monitors and reviews their performance and reports back to the conference. The Foundation Board also ensures that this a balanced portfolio which endeavours to manage risk with a reasonable rate of return while also considering investments that are consistence with our FMCIC values.
We would like to thank those that have generously given that have helped create The Foundation and enabled us to help support our current and future ministry in Canada and beyond. This has enables us to annually support:
- New church plant growth initiatives
- Partial funding of the Wesley Studies Chair at Tyndale University College and Seminary for the training of current and future Free Methodist leaders
- Special scholarships and bursaries to Free Methodist students and leaders as well as support other Leadership Development Activities
- Vital Global Missions
- Increasing the effectiveness of The Free Methodist Church in Canada to help carry out our vision: To see a healthy church within the reach of all people in Canada and beyond.
If you have a passion to support any of the ministries noted above and would like to discuss opportunities on how to do this through The Foundation though specific planned giving discussions, making a tax advantaged gift of securities, or other opportunities that may be available to you, please contact us.
The Canadian Ministry Centre of FMCIC is the documented Head office of the Foundation.
Free Methodist Foundation in Canada
c/0 The Free Methodist Church in Canada
4315 Village Centre Court
Mississauga Ontario L4Z 1S2
Call the Ministry Centre:
Tel: (905) 848-2600
Fax: (905) 848-2603
Something to Ponder:
“For everything, absolutely everything, above and below, visible and invisible,…everything got started in Him and finds its purpose in Him” (Colossians 1:16 (Msg) )
What legacy will reflect your life….?”