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The Central Finance Board
of the Methodist Church

Deposit Fund

* A.E.R. as at 21 January 2018

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Our Mission

Methodist Central Hall

Our mission, alongside the Church, is to seek practical solutions which combine Christian ethics and investment returns. We therefore aim...

  • to provide a high quality investment service seeking above average returns
  • to follow a discipline in which the ethical dimension is an integral part of all investment decisions
  • to construct investment portfolios consistent with the moral stance and teachings of the Christian faith
  • to encourage strategic thinking on the ethics of investment
  • to be a Christian witness in the investment community

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Bill Seddon Scholarship Winner Announced

The CFB is pleased to announce the awarding of its inaugural Bill Seddon Scholarship to Victoria Watson ... Read more →

New management team unveiled

The Central Finance Board of the Methodist Church has announced the management team that will assume responsibility when its current Chief Executive, Bill Seddon, steps down at the end of 2016 ... Read more →

The Charles Jacob Memorial Lecture

Read the 2016 Charles Jacob Memorial Lecture - "Markets and Conditionality" delivered by the Revd Brian Brown ... Read more →


Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI)

We have again achieved top scores in the annual PRI survey of environmental, social and governance (ESG). PRI gave ... Continue reading →

Climate change

There were several Memorials on climate change to Methodist Conference again this year. The proposed replies to these memorials ... Continue reading →

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Epworth Investment Management

Epworth Investment Management Ltd

Our sister organisation Epworth Investment Management provides our investment services to non-Methodist churches and charities.