Donor Stories RSS Feed

Donor Stories RSS Feed


Feature-stewardship-jan2016

Checking the Oil: The Case for the Unrestricted Gift

We are beginning to overtly encourage God’s people to consider giving an annual unrestricted (undesignated) donation to the LCMS. I’ve been told that I’m off my rocker for even thinking about doing this. So, why do it?

Read more
MADV-Engage-Nov-Dec-2015-Featured-Image

Building Partnerships: Survey Mailing Generates an Overwhelming Response

Building partnerships — and building friendships — is so vitally important to our team because Mission Advancement is not about getting money. It is very much about working with and alongside God’s stewards all over the United States.

Read more
Feature-StewardsCorner-275x200

Help! Our Church Just Got a Big Gift, and We Don’t Know What to Do!

by David Fiedler The sole pastor of a medium-size LCMS congregation can still hear the voice on the other end of the line. It was an attorney calling. “Pastor,” said the attorney, “we’re settling the estate of a man who passed away in the spring. He was one of your members, and he left $450,000 […]

Read more
Feature-StewardsCorner-275x200

Steward’s Corner: Volunteering — The Most Personal of Investments

For every person who volunteers as a way of stewarding the Gospel of our Lord using the most precious of His resources — your special talents and your time, regardless of age or life experiences — thank you.

Read more
unnecessarycost-feature

Steward’s Corner: Cutting Unnecessary Costs

Two years ago, giving to the Global Mission Fund was promoted as a new, efficient way to support our Synod’s national and international Witness, Mercy, Life Together work. We made a commitment to steward your gifts wisely, and we strive to maximize the “deployable” portion of every gift.

Read more
Feature-Donor-275x200

Giving from the Heart to Support Missions and Missionaries

By supporting LCMS missionaries or by giving to the LCMS Global Mission Fund, donors play a key role in Gospel proclamation, disaster response and human care activities at home and abroad.

Read more
LCMS News & Information