Loan Rates

The Georgia United Methodist Foundation's Loan Committee continuously reviews market conditions in order to offer competitive rates to United Methodist churches and agencie in Georgia that wish to refinance debt or build, renovate or expand facilities. The current rates are listed below.

Loan Rates as of May 2022*

  • Permanent Loan Terms Up to 20 Years: 4.00%
  • Construction Loan Terms Generally Up to 1 Year: 4.65%

Contact Us

For more information, please:

1. View our brief video "Why Your Church or Agency Should Choose GUMF for Your Loan" here

2. Download our "Mission-Focused Loans with the Foundation" brochure here.

3. Contact Jim Pope, GUMF director of lending, at 770-449-6726, 770-841-5163 (cell) or or Lori Tucker, GUMF loan administrator, at 770-449-6726 or

*The minimum loan amount is $25,000. Please note all rates are subject to change without notice. Please contact GUMF for the current rates.  

Meet Our Loan Administrator 

Lori Tucker

Lori Tucker was promoted to Loan Administrator in January 2018 after serving as our Office Assistant beginning in March 2017. Lori will serve as the day-to-day contact for our loan clients by managing loan applications, loan documentation and account servicing.

This newly created position is ideal for her skill sets, which include 11 years of customer service experience with an expertise in problem-solving and managing daily office functions. Lori also has extensive experience working with and managing groups of volunteers in school and ministry settings. Lori currently serves at the teaching leader for Bible Study Fellowship at Norcross First UMC.

Prior to joining GUMF, she served as Staff Accountant at Premier Exhibitions. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Arizona State University.