Planned gifts are those put in place during one’s lifetime to provide benefit for a designated recipient after one’s death. A charitable bequest, gift annuity or trust, or insurance or IRA beneficiary designation provides essential funding for future ministries.

Since 2000, the individuals listed below have thoughtfully and generously made such provisions to benefit either the United Church Board for Ministerial Assistance (UCBMA) or the Pension Boards-United Church of Christ. We honor and acknowledge them as Legacy Partners in Ministry for putting their faith and trust in the work we do and in supporting future ministry.

If you have already made a planned gift that designates UCBMA or the Pension Boards as a beneficiary, or would like information about arranging such a future contribution, please click here to email the Rev. Dr. Jonathan Lee, Philanthropy Officer, or call toll-free at 1.800.642.6543, ext. 2718.

The Revs. Mendle and Charlene Adams Lyndhurst, Ohio
Jeffery S. Atwater Vincent, Ohio
Donna M. Babb Sequim, Washington
The Rev. Robert F. Beck* Canal Fulton, Ohio
Donna J. Borko Altamont Springs, Florida
The Rev. M. Douglas & the Rev. Sharon L. Borko Brooksville, Florida
The Rev. Robert and Mrs. Jane Bradbury* Seattle, Washington
The Rev. James W. & Mrs. Sarah R. Bright* Lancaster, Pennsylvania
The Rev. Dr. Geneva M. Butz Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Rev. Joseph P. and Mrs. Katheran Clay Waconia, Minnesota
The Rev. Robert and Mrs. Carole Curry New Hampton, New Hampshire
The Rev. Harold A. Davenport* Hollywood, Florida
Michael A. Downs Naples, Florida
The Rev. A. Gayle & Mrs. Donna Engle St. Louis, Missouri
Arthur J. Engelbrecht* San Rafael, California
The Rev. Michael W. Evans                 Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
Robert M. and Judith M. Goodchild Old Greenwich, Connecticut
Anna W. Hannum* East Dennis, Massachusetts
The Rev. Thomas P. Howard* North Grafton, Massachusetts
The Rev. Donald I. Kaufman Carmel, Indiana
Joanne I. Klueter Highland, Illinois
The Rev. Jacoba M. Koppert Neillsville, Wisconsin
The Rev. Joseph F. Krabill Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
The Rev. Tyler P. Kriedeman* Minot, North Dakota
John and Judith Kropf Orrville, Ohio
The Rev. Charles P. Laucks* South Daytona, Florida
The Rev. Dr. Jonathan B. Lee West Hartford, Connecticut
The Rev. Karyl J. Leslie Worcester, Massachusetts
Marjorie H. Likins* Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ernest H. Lorch* New York, New York
The Rev. Doyle and Marian Luckenbaugh Massilon, Ohio
The Rev. Gene L. and Mrs. Mariann McCornack Sterling Heights, Michigan
Elizabeth McCollough* Rumson, New Jersey
The Rev. Mr. Clyde H. McDaniel Okemos, Michigan
Dorothy Meussling* Grinnell, Iowa
The Rev. David J. Michael* Madison, Wisconsin
The Rev. A. Bertram Miller Bay Harbor Island, Florida
Lydia N. Morrow Annapolis, Maryland
The Rev. Edmund W. Nutting* Needham, Massachusetts
Vera Phillippi* Madison, Connecticut
Anne Powell Riley Columbus, Ohio
Lois H. Robinson Elgin, Illinois
Mary Ida Thomson* St. Paul, Minnesota
Paul W. Trost Oak Brook, Illinois
The Rev. Richard and Mrs. Jeannine Warner Harbert, Michigan
The Revs. J. Stuart & Gail A. Wells Beavercreek, Ohio
Geraldine M. Woodroffe Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


*Deceased
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