Martin Luther was eight years old when Christopher Columbus set sail from Europe and landed in the Western Hemisphere. Luther was a young monk and priest when Michaelangelo was painting the Sistine Chapel in Rome...
Assignment completes candidacy for all people, including those ordained in another Lutheran church or Christian tradition, moving them toward first call and admittance to the appropriate roster in the ELCA...
The ELCA Conference of Bishops' Ecumenical and Inter-Religious Liaison Committee and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs Committee commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation by signing a joint statement during a Lutheran-Catholic service of Common Prayer.
Martin Luther posted his “Ninety-Five Theses” in Wittenberg on Oct. 31, 1517, and the resulting debate about Christian teaching and practice led to changes that have shaped the course of Western Christianity for almost 500 years.
You have joyfully answered the call to live as a faithful steward and generously support the ministries of the ELCA. You have experienced God’s abundance and want to share his love with others. The ELCA offers a variety of ways you can give to the mission and ministry that means the most to you.
We can discuss, without cost or obligation, the following topics:
Why you need a will and when to review it
How beneficiary designations can provide for loved ones
How a planned gift can provide current or deferred, tax-free income for life
How planned giving can be used to help teach your children good stewardship habits
Discover how you can use retirement assets to fund a significant gift to ministry and leave more of your estate to family
Learn new ideas for using non-cash assets to help increase your current gifts to your congregation or churchwide ministries.
Call today to learn how you can make a gift through:
Life insurance plans
IRA charitable rollover
We make it easy for you to support what really matters the most:
The examples and information provided on this website are for illustrative and educational purposes only and should not be considered tax or legal advice. Please consult with your tax or legal advisor about proceeding with your gift plan.
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