FAQs About the Christian Church in Oregon and SW Idaho
1. Q: How is the Christian Church in Oregon and SW Idaho funded?
2. Q: What is the Disciples Mission Fund?
A: The “DMF” is a fund made up of offerings contributed by
congregations in the Christian Church in US and Canada.
These moneys are used to fund the identified mission
priorities of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
These offerings are overseen by the General Board of the
Christian Church meeting annually and the Administrative
Committee of that board that meets 2-3 times a year as
Our Regional Church is represented on that board by our
Regional Ministers and by our elected delegate:
Rev. Steve Perotti, Senior Pastor of Nampa First Christian
3. Q: Where do Oregon Disciple Mission Fund gifts come from?
A: Given by congregations in 2012
27 of 35 congregations gave to Disciples Mission Fund
3 congregations gave over $20,000 each for a total of $76,300
5 congregations gave between $10,000 and $20,000 for a total of $70,888
6 congregations gave between $5,000 and $10,000 for a total of $42,361
6 congregations gave between $1,000 and $5,000 for a total of $16,125
3 congregations gave between $500 and $1,000 for a total of $ 2,367
4 congregations gave up to $500 for a total of $ 896
For a total of $208,937
Congregations giving these funds by group are
Group 1: Salem FCC, Hood River Valley, Murray Hills
Group 2: Portland FCC, Northwood Springfield, Forest Grove, Eugene FCC and
Group 3: LaGrande, Pendleton, Albany, Junction City, Silverton and Grants Pass
Group 4: Lynchwood, Lebanon, North Bend, Springfield FCC, Twin Oaks Eugene,
and The View Portland
Group 5: Iglesia Cristiana Escudo Y Fortaleza Salem, Ione, John Day
Group 6: Allison Park Eugene, Dallas, Corvallis, Midway Portland
Additional gifts were made by congregations directly to the region and in special day offerings for specific ministries.
4. Q: How does the Christian Church in Oregon use their funds?
5. Q: Who is on Regional Board?
A: Regional Board
DMF in our regional church is distributed
in the following manner: