Foundation Funds

Funds within the Foundation are divided into three main categories:

  • General Endowment - This fund preserves principal with gifting allocated from annual earnings. The intent of the Endowment is perpetuity and growth.
  • Designated Funds - These funds are purpose-driven funds, either temporary or perpetual. They are intended for specific purposes. The St. Andrew's Foundation hosts a number of designated funds which are listed below.
  • Memorial Garden - These funds help to sustain and enhance the St. Andrew's Memorial Chapel, the only cemetery type (columbarium and ashes) facility in South Orange County.

Designated Funds

  • General Endowment (Est. 1998, but incorporating funds from the original endowment fund formed in 1979).  To maintain the original corpus of funds with their original purpose under Article II.a. of the articles of incorporation of the Saint Andrews Memorial Endowment Fund 1979, to wit:  “The specific and primary purposes are the aid, promotion, and development of the religious, charitable and educational activities, purposes, functions of Saint Andrew’s By-the-Sea UMC of San Clemente, California.  Principal funds in this fund will be maintained, funds as allocated above principal annually will be used for purposes as described in the fund.
  • Acts of Faith Fund (Est. 2003). The money in the fund will be used to establish and support a drama ministry intended to create and produce various types of Christian Theater that glorifies God.
  • Bell Choir Fund (Est. 2004). The money in the fund will be used to support the church bell choir music ministry.
  • Francis & Helen Line Children and Youth Campership Fund (Est. 1999). The money in the fund will be made available on an annual basis to the education ministry to send children and youth to camping experiences.
  • Children's Education Fund (Est. 2003). The money in the fund promotes and supports Children's education of    St. Andrew's By-the-Sea.
  • Facilities Reserve Fund (Est. 2012). The money in the fund will be used to promote enhancement, overall image, building maintenance, and unique site plans of the fellowship hall, sanctuary, and the buildings and grounds comprising St. Andrew's By-the-Sea UMC, San Clemente.
  • Fellowship Hall Fund (Est. 2005). The money in the fund will be used to enhance and improve Fellowship Hall.
  • Hillside Landscaping Fund (Est. 2005). The money in the fund will be used to enhance, promote, and improve the landscaping of the church grounds.
  • Helen Flegal Guest Lecturer Fund (Est. 2007). The purpose of the Helen Flegal Lecture Fund is to promote the        St. Andrew's By-the-Sea UMC's adult educational opportunities by sponsoring yearly lectures.
  • Library Fund (Est. 2001). The money in the fund will be available to the Library Committee for the purpose of purchasing new books, materials, and supplies for the church library.
  • Memorial Garden Fund (Est. 2000).  The money in the fund will be used for the construction, maintenance, or improvements to the Memorial Garden.
  • Ministry Education Fund (Est. 2017). The money in the fund will be used for support of ministry education.
  • Music Fund (Est. 1998). The money in the fund will be made available to the Music Ministry of St. Andrew's           By-the-Sea.
  • Puppet Fund (Est. 1999). The money in the fund will be available to promote and support the Puppet Ministries Worship Team.
  • Senior Fund  (Est. 1999). The money in the fund will be available to support the Senior Ministry of St. Andrew’s      By-the-Sea.
  • Sojourners Ministry Fund (Est. 2006). The money in the fund will promote efforts to assist homeless persons with obtaining permanent living conditions and to support them in the transitional adjustment period.
  • Warmer Trust Video Fund (Est. 2004). The money in the fund will be used to improve the church's sound system and to purchase and install equipment.
  • Youth Mission Fund (Est. 2018). The money in the fund will be used to support youth and adults participating in a youth mission trip, and for mission outreach activities of the youth program.
  • Youth Support Fund (Est. 1998). The money in the fund will be available to the Youth Ministry of St. Andrew's By-the-Sea.