Maplewood United Methodist Church makes yearly contributions, along with other United Methodist Churches in Missouri, to funds which serve in a variety of ways. Through this connectional giving, Missouri churches are able to make an impact that no individual church could make alone.

Africa University Fund
$58,703 given by Missouri churches

This United Methodist university is the first nongovernment–
institution of higher education in Africa. It was
established to serve the entire continent of Africa, to offer
post-secondary education for students from all of Africa, to
specialize in education in schools of agriculture, theology
and management and business.