History of the Disciples Mission Fund
In 1909, two committees were appointed to develop a means by which congregations could contribute to a common funding system, benefiting the whole church. In 1941, after 32 years of conversation, Unified Promotion began. Unified Promotion was a covenantal agreement in which congregations agreed to contribute ten (10%) of their local operating receipts to the common mission fund of the church. In exchange, the General church would reduce Special Offerings from fifteen (15) to six (6) and ministry would no longer contact congregations directly for operating gifts.
Unified Promotion would later become Basic Mission Finance, which now exists as Disciples Mission Fund.
About the Disciples Mission Fund
Disciples Mission Fund is the common fund of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Disciples Mission Fund supports 72 ministries of wholeness as close as your local congregation and reaching around the globe. As a Global Mission church, we understand that equipping congregations for mission includes learning from, learning with and offer support our partners beyond the borders of the United States and Canada.