Outcome Stories

Investment successes.

TMF investments have helped many congregations make a difference.

Whether you are a Methodist Loan Fund investor, loan recipient or a market-based investor, we all have the same mission: to make a positive and lasting impact on individuals, families and organizations through your commitment to serving a higher purpose. 


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Methodist Loan Fund investors can earn exceptional interest while investing in a vital future for United Methodist churches and their congregations.

Sharing God’s Goodness and Generosity

When the congregational leaders of the First United Methodist Church in Grapevine met with TMF’s Robert Hoppe in 2005, he asked what seemed like a simple question. “If your church were to close tomorrow, what would be the reaction of your community?”

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Inspiring a New Generation of Worshipers

In 2010, the clergy and lay leadership at St. Stephen United Methodist Church in Amarillo recognized that they needed a new Children’s Center to truly serve the needs of their community. They understood that if they wanted to keep their congregation thriving, it was important to provide the community’s young families with the programs and facilities that a strong local church could provide.

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Gratefully Enacting God’s Grace

Twenty years ago, Grace Fellowship United Methodist Church in Katy was a worship community in search of a place to gather. Today, Grace Fellowship UMC sits on a 30- acre campus, with a worship center, a children’s center, a youth ministry building and an administrative and meeting facility. And TMF has been there every step of the way.

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Exploring Deep Waters of Faith in Action

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Northern Hills United Methodist Church in San Antonio has grown from a small neighborhood church to a strong regional church. While much of that growth has been outward, Northern Hills recently decided to reach back to its roots.

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Taste of Oak Lawn Scholarship Success

To commemorate its 125th anniversary in 1998, Oak Lawn UMC looked for a way to give back to the community that had enhanced and enriched the church for more than a century.

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First UMC Dumas Extends Horizon of Hope

The caring people of FUMC Dumas host a low-cost Mother’s Day Out program, an ESL program free of charge, and participate in other community events such as a Christmas Sharing and Backyard Missions where those less fortunate find nourishment and gifts during the holiday season and assistance with home repairs year round.

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First UMC Tyler Invests 100,000 Dimes for Ministry

It’s not often that you hear about transforming a few dimes into $10,000. But First United Methodist Church Tyler accepted a challenge to take 50 cents and make it multiply, and multiply it did.

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Twice Blessed Thrift Ministry - A Dwelling Place for God in La Vernia

With help from Texas Methodist Foundation lending, stewardship education, and endowment building services, La Vernia United Methodist Church is proving no obstacle is big enough to defeat a congregation determined to answer God’s unique call to serve their community.

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