No matter your circumstances, you need to have a will. A will provides instructions regarding how your assets will be distributed, who you want to care for your children, and who you want to manage the affairs of your estate, pay your bills, and distribute what’s left over. If you do not have a will, state law determines all of those matters.
You can leave a gift (called a bequest) for your church in your will. Your gift to your church or to the United Methodist Foundation for the benefit of your church or some other ministry can be:
Consider tithing your estate, and the powerful witness that makes.
You can also consider a “Christian preamble.” Your will is a legal document, but there is no reason it cannot be a testimony to your belief in the resurrection. It is, after all, called a “Last Will and Testament.”