MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Making a Difference

Giving Online

You can set up an account to help manage your recurring gifts, or you can quickly make a one-time gift.

Emmanuel utilizes Vanco, a preferred ELCA payment processor, for our online giving platform.

Payment methods accepted: ACH, debit, and credit (Mastercard, VISA, AMEX and Discover).

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

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Love Grows Here

2020 Commitment

As we look to the future of our church community, we enter a new stage in our stewardship journey. This year’s theme is, appropriately, “Love Grows Here.” Now that we have fully owned our operating budget, our great commission to feed the hungry, shelter the poor and make more disciples of Jesus will be rooted in love – the all-encompassing love of God.

Our goal for the Emmanuel 2020 Commitment is to increase congregational giving by $2,500/week and to have every household make a commitment.

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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