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You can support the growth and ministry of United Methodist churches by investing in The United Methodist Development Fund (The UMDF). Your investment provides loans to help churches build and renovate their facilities for mission and ministry. The UMDF then pays you dividends on your investment.



Category Interest Rate

Effective Date

1-year term


March 15, 2012

2-year term


March 15, 2012

3-year term


March 15, 2012

4-year term


March 15, 2012

Flexible Demand


March 15, 2012



March 15, 2012



We look to assist you with your investment needs. If there are questions, please call The United Methodist Development Fund toll-free at  800-862-8633 .

Investments may be purchased for as little as $100. The UMDF's sole purpose is to promote the mission of The United Methodist Church by providing first-mortgage loans to churches.

This is not an offer to sell our securities to you and we are not soliciting you to buy our securities. We will offer and sell our securities only in States where authorized. The offering is made solely by our OFFERING CIRCULAR. Persons interested in investing in The Fund should be aware of the risk factors found in the Offering Circular. Notes of The United Methodist Development Fund are not insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Securities Investor Protective Corporation (SIPC), or any other state or federally regulated institution.

For more information, read the FAQ page or contact The UMDF.