MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THE WORLD

Making a Difference

Giving Online with Tithe.ly

We praise God for your gifts that go directly towards supporting our ministries and God’s work in our community.

Emmanuel uses Tithe.ly as our online giving provider.

With Tithe.ly, you can easily give using a credit card, debit card or through ACH.

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Relationships Grow Here

2022 Commitment

The theme for this year’s stewardship campaign is “Relationships Grow Here.”  What better theme for our Church as we emerge from the pandemic and reconnect, renew, and rededicate ourselves to relationships?

Our goal for the Emmanuel 2022 Commitment is to increase congregational giving by $5,200/week compared to 2021 projected giving.

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Provide Long-Term Stability for Emmanuel and Our Ministries

Planned giving refers to gifts made either during a donor’s lifetime or as a “legacy” or charitable estate gift, effective upon the donor’s death.

Planned gifts may be either designated for deposit into the ELC Endowment Fund or made directly to Emmanuel Lutheran Church.

In 2020, the ELC Endowment Fund was established for the purpose of encouraging planned gifts to provide sustained, long-term support for Emmanuel and its various ministries.

Other Ways to Give

Cash is still king (yes, even in this technology age!) but there are other ways you can support Emmanuel’s mission.

Stock Transfers

If you have appreciated stock in your portfolio but don’t want to pay capital gains, you can gift a portion of the stock to Emmanuel as a charitable donation.

Qualified Charitable Contributions

If you are at least 70-1/2 years old by December 31 and own a traditional (non-Roth) IRA, you can make a Qualified Charitable Contribution to Emmanuel to help you hit your Required Minimum Distribution each year.

Thrivent Choice Dollars

If you are a member of Thrivent Financial, you are offered 1 cent annually on premiums paid in free money called Thrivent Choice Dollars. You can designate these Choice Dollars to Emmanuel Lutheran Church or to a charity of your choice. Questions? Contact Thrivent Member Care Services at 800-847-4836.

Giving Time & Talent

Emmanuel partners closely with several local non-profits to provide funding, volunteer support, and in-kind donations to individuals and families whose living situation is “on the edge”. We focus on three areas for local support:

  • Homelessness
  • Ending Hunger
  • Housing
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