Generosity Funds Vital Mission & Service
• The pie chart shows how our generosity supports six program areas of Mission & Service work.
• The inner pie chart sections show where Mission & Service donations go. The outer ring shows where the funding
for this work comes from.
• All Mission & Service giving is applied entirely to these six program areas.
• Mission and ministry priorities change from year to year, region to region.
• New this year is the Embracing the Spirit initiative to support innovation in communities of faith (pie 5)
• Expenditures in the six program areas include direct grants and program costs, including staff and support
services. Support services required for program delivery include finance, information technology, human
resources, legal, and communications.
Global Mission & Service
$4.9 million ($3.1M grants)
Community and Justice Work
$3.9 million ($1.9M grants)
Theological Education and Ministry Work
$2.4 million ($1.7M grants)
$7.5 million ($0.4M grants)
Support to Local Ministries
$5.3 million ($2.4M grants)
$2.9 million ($2.8M grants)
BUDGETED 2016 MISSION & SERVICE
REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES
Mission & Service at a Glance 2016
The General Council Office of The United Church of Canada complies with Imagine Canada Ethical Code and the Canadian Council for
International Cooperation Code of Ethics. The United Church is the first denomination in Canada to become signatory to the United Nations’
Principles of Responsible Investment.
MISSION & SERVICE DONATIONS: $24.5 MILLION
• Annual giving for Mission & Service: congregational, UCW, and individual gifts
• Giving through wills and other planned giving for Mission & Service: bequests and life insurance gifts
• Annual giving for Mission & Service also comes from and through The United Church or Canada Foundation
ADDITIONAL REVENUE: $2.4 MILLION
• Additional revenue is designated for specific Mission & Service partners and programs
• Other revenue sources include retail sales and investment income
TO SEE THE STORY
of Mission & Service funding
for Aboriginal ministries and
the ongoing work of healing
and reconciliation go to