The Advance is an accountable, designated-giving arm of The United Methodist Church that ensures 100 percent of each gift reaches its intended mission or ministry. You decide which program or ministry to support through The Advance.
2013 Approved Nebraska Conference Advances (printable PDF)
Note: Some of the Advances listed below have a "Link" behind them — clicking on the link will take you to a website or Web page with more information on that particular Advance.
Paragraph 655.4 of the 2008 Book of Discipline provides for approved district programs to be designated as Conference Advances.
"With the approval of the Annual Conference, a district within the Conference may authorize and promote Advance Specials for church extension and missionary needs within the district, such funds to be administered by a district missionary society organized for that purpose or by a similar body set up by the district. Such special funds secured and administered on a district level shall be reported by each local church to the Annual Conference as Conference Advance Specials." The following programs have been approved in this process.
855 Elkhorn Valley District Church and Community Ministry
876 Great West District Hispanic/Latino Ministries (LINK)
885 Blue River District Hispanic/Latino Ministries (new addition)
886 Prairie Rivers District Hispanic/Latino Ministries—NUMC Inc. (LINK)
887 Conference-owned Camping Ministries (LINK)
888 Camp Comeca — Cozad (LINK)
889 Camp Fontanelle — Nickerson (LINK)
890 Camp Norwesca — Chadron (LINK)
891 Living Hope United Methodist Church (Omaha) (LINK)
851 Nigeria/Nebraska Partnership: Hope for Children of Africa (LINK)
858 Nigeria/Nebraska Scholarships for Students (new addition)
860 Released and Restored (LINK)
861 Church & Community Worker-Randy Hildebrant (Elkhorn Valley District) (LINK)
862 Church & Community Worker-Lisa Maupin (Missouri River District) (LINK)
865 Native American Ministries (LINK)
866 Hispanic/Latino Ministries (LINK)
870 Peace with Justice Ministry (LINK)
872 Rural Crisis Response
875 Volunteers in Mission (LINK)
880 Habitat for Humanity (Specify Beatrice, Hastings, Kearney, Lincoln, Omaha, or Grand Island) (LINK)
893 Nebraska United Ministries in Higher Education Campus Ministry Local Campus units (LINK)
895 Justice for Our Neighbors (LINK)
852 Nebraska Wesleyan University (LINK)
877 Lydia Patterson Institute (LINK)
878 Crowell Health Services — Blair (LINK)
879 Danner Memorial Scholarship
881 Epworth Village — York (LINK)
882 Crossroads Center of Hastings (LINK)
899 Fairfield Orphanage Student Association (FOSA) (LINK)
How To Give
Please give through your local church offering plate or send to:
Nebraska United Methodist Conference
3333 Landmark Cir.
Lincoln, NE 68504
Please make checks payable to "Conference Treasurer" and indicate the Advance name and number on the memo line of your check, or place your cash in a clearly marked envelope with the number of the intended recipient. Please refrain from sending cash.