Retirement Announcement

After 42½ years of dedicated service to the United Methodist Foundation of the Northern Illinois Conference, Executive Assistant Carolyn Cook is retiring at the end of this year. Carolyn began her career with the Foundation and the Northern Illinois Conference in...

Welcome New Client Relations Associate

The United Methodist Foundation welcomes Demetra Kidd as Client Relations Associate! Demetra joins the Foundation after a successful twenty (24) year career with the Northern Trust Company in various roles within Treasury Management and Asset Management. Her most...

August 4, 2022: Climbing the Wall of Worry

On August 4, 2022, UMF investment advisor Jim Lumberg of SouthCol Advisors, LLC, presented the second quarter market review, “Climbing the Wall of Worry.” Read the Q2 2022 Investor Letter here.   Segment Time Segment Content 00:00​ – 00:08...
Water the garden of your ministry

Water the garden of your ministry

From Surviving to Thriving: Platinum Rule Leadership for Changing Times Fun and insightful workshops that empower you to communicate with greater emotional intelligence. Wed. @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Jul 27 | Aug 3 | Aug 10 Rebekah’s latest book and...

May 5, 2022: Pin the tail on the next recession

On May 5, 2022, UMF investment advisor Jim Lumberg of SouthCol Advisors, LLC, presented the first quarter market review, “Pin the tail on the next recession.” Read the Q1 2022 Investor Letter here. Segment Time Segment Content 00:00​ – 00:32 Introduction...

Julian Davis Reid – Notes of Rest

Notes of Rest is a contemplative retreat that places meditations from a passage of the Bible on a bed of music, cultivating stillness, introspection, and creativity in communities so that all may rest. Julian Davis Reid is an artist-theologian who uses words and music...

January 27, 2022: Focused on the Fed

On January 27, 2022, UMF investment advisor Jim Lumberg of SouthCol Advisors, LLC, presented the fourth quarter market review, “Focused on the Fed.” Read the Q4 2021 Investor Letter here. Segment Time Segment Content 00:00​ – 00:06 Introduction 00:06​ –...