Why give to the Lifeline Fund?

2017-04-18T16:57:36-04:00April 18th, 2017|Categories: Lifeline Fund|

hand with money and words A pastor serves in ministry for 55 years, yet in retirement, finds himself broke and in a nursing home. As his health fails, at age 82, he and his wife are unable to pay his medical bills. They have to declare bankruptcy. They lose their home. He is now in a nursing home on Medicaid and his wife lives in low-income housing. A truly heart breaking story! The Lifeline Fund and Bishop Smith got together and presented this pastor and his wife with $3,000 to pay off his outstanding medical bills!

A young clergy couple graduated from seminary, bringing with them over $40,000 in debt.  As a clergy couple, they received their first call and now are serving