Funds

Central already has established several funds that support the ministries and future needs of the Church. 

Ministry

  • Elcan Youth Endowment Fund  
    This fund contributes to the needs of the student ministry program by funding special projects and expenses that occur outside of the normal operating budget.
  • Meadors-McNeal Children's Endowment Fund
    This fund contributes to the needs of the children’s ministry program by funding special projects and expenses that occur outside of the normal operating budget.
  • Rupert Special Event Endowment Fund
    The Rupert Fund was established to fund special church-wide events such as bringing regional and nationally know speakers to the Central campus.

General

  • Landscape Fund 
    The landscape fund is used for updating and enhancing the landscaping and grounds around the Central UMC campus.
  • Property Maintenance Fund 
    The property maintenance fund supports projects that contribute to the long-term sustainability of Central UMC's buildings and equipment.


Scholarships

  • Ministerial Student Scholarship Endowment Fund 
    This fund is used to help Central members with seminary expenses, which are currently enrolled in seminary and are approved by the Charge Conference as a Certified Candidate for Ordained Ministry.
  • Music Scholarship Fund 
    This fund is used for scholarships that are available to students who are Arkansas residents and are either graduating high school seniors or college undergraduates enrolled in a four-year-accredited college or university. Applicants should also be majoring in music, music education, or a related field with potential for a career in music ministry.