The United Methodist Church budget for new programs that address unanticipated needs will be increased to $8.9 million while the overall budget for the 2021-2024 quadrennial is being cut by 23 percent. The World Service Contingency Fund was used in the past for ministries including the Immigration Task Force and the Do No Harm initiative to promote the prevention and response to sexual misconduct. Read press release. Read UMNS story on budget. 2021-2024 Quadrennial Report released.