Year

Total Excess Funds

1996

$380,565,347

increase

$157,852,240

1997

$538,417,587

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    General
Conference
Temporarily Permanently Total
Net Assets
Agency                      
                       
Board of Church and Society   14,486,593 1,139,742 - 15,626,335     - 2,562,408 - 18,188,743
Board of Discipleship   3,449,334 5,698,077 2,879,605 12,478,978     - 368,991 356,720 13,204,689
  7,955,752 1,124,386 5,156,107 14,236,245     - - - 14,236,245
Board of Global Ministries   102,286,089 67,325,888 - 169,611,977     4,491,793 94,350,338 95,665,353 364,119,461
  13,502,569 - - 13,502,569     - 6,312,469 332,869 20,147,907
  117,139 - - 117,139     - 538,821 48,000 703,960
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Unrestricted
    General
Conference
Temporarily Permanently Total
Net Assets
Board of Higher Education and Ministry   355,134 29,947,230 1,304,981 38,740,867     - 17,961,957 8,156,226 64,859,050
  - 18,682,535 - 18,682,535     - - - 18,682,535
Commission on Archives and History   778,316 - - 778,316     - 4,586 119,596 902,498
Commission on Christian Unity and
Interreligious Concerns
  488,841 - - 488,841     - 48,137 - 536,978
Commission on Religion and Race   563,465 75,275 31,864 670,604     - 1,002,604 - 1,673,208
Commission on Status and Role of Women   309,913 40,000 21,984 371,897     - 28,727 - 400,624
United Methodist Communications   4,279,312 2,077,182 2,409,689 8,766,183     - 377,658 22,590 9,166,431
    No
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Plant
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    General
Conference
Temporarily Permanently Total
Net Assets
National Youth Ministry Organization   164,618 30,696 - 195,314     - 8,339 - 203,653
Council on Ministries   854,815 - 206,563 1,061,378     - 584,644 - 1,646,022
Council on Finance and Administration   (39,429) 200,000 - 160,571     - - - 160,571
  - - - -     1,435,151 - - 1,435,151
  - - - -     - - 3,146,894 3,146,894
  - - - -     - 327,837 - 327,837
  - 4,158,316 - 4,158,316     - - - 4,158,316
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    General
Conference
Temporarily Permanently Total
Net Assets
Commission on United Methodist Men   60,022 - - 60,022     - 456,792 - 516,814
  $149,612,483 $130,499,327 $12,010,793 $299,708,087     $5,926,944 $124,934,308 $107,848,248 $538,417,587
   114,428,842  90,066,622  11,339,688 222,337,556     - 68,466,752 89,761,039 380,565,347
  $ 35,183,641 $40,432,705 $671,105 $77,370,531     $5,926,944 $56,467,556 $18,087,209 $157,852,240