About

We are called to help Kansans thrive with healthy minds, bodies, and spirits

The United Methodist Health Ministry Fund sparks conversation and action to improve the health and wholeness of Kansans—especially those in rural and under-served communities. Through funding programs and ideas, providing hands-on expertise, and convening influencers, we advance innovative solutions to improve Kansans’ health for generations to come. We steward a $55 million endowment, which has provided more than $70 million in grants and program support since our inception in 1986.

2019-2021 Strategic Plan

Vision

Kansans are physical, spiritually and mentally healthy.

Mission

Healthy Kansans through cooperative and strategic philanthropy guided by Christian principles.

What We Value

Meet Our Team

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Board of Directors

Officers:
Dan Lord - Wichita, KS - Chair
Michael Shockley - Wichita, KS - Vice-Chair
David Jordan - Hutchinson, KS - President
Kristine Dean - Hutchinson, KS - Secretary
Lynette Juresic - Wichita, KS - Treasurer
Directors:
Thomas Bell - Topeka, KS
Robert Cox - Hays, KS
Susan Evans - Colby, KS
Bryce Flaming - Benton, KS
Lori Hartnett - Hutchinson, KS
Jeff Horlacher - Colby, KS
Lynette Juresic - Andover, KS
Kendal Kay - Ashland, KS
Rev. Ronda Kingwood - Wichita, KS
Daniel Lord - Wichita, KS
Erick Nordling - Hugoton, KS
Matthew Penner - Hutchinson, KS
Terri Rice - Wichita, KS
Bishop Ruben Saenz Jr. - Topeka, KS
Michael Shockley - Wichita, KS
Rev. Morita Truman – Great Bend, KS
Monte Wentz - Concordia, KS
Non-Director Committee Members:
Rich Manka - Hutchinson, KS
Robert Morris - Wichita, KS

Our History

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