Life Endowment Fund

What is a Life Endowment Fund?

First Lutheran Church Life Endowment Fund provides an opportunity for a perpetual gift to be given to the mission of the church.  The Endowment Fund is a means for people of the church to fund the ministry of First Lutheran Church by encouraging good stewardship and extending ministry outreach and support.  The fund encourages members to give proportionately of their accumulated resources in life and in death.

Areas of Interest to the Fund:

College and Seminary Scholarships
Local Charitable Organizations
Youth Camps and Camperships
Mission Projects
Pastor and Staff Theological Education
Donor Advised
Church Property Improvements
Youth Outreach at home and abroad

What Types of Gifts Can Be Given?

There are many types of gifts that could benefit the First Lutheran Church Endowment Fund.  Some examples include:
Appreciated Assets,  Gifts of Real Estate,
Gifts of Stock,  Insurance Beneficiary,  
Gifts of Cash,  Charitable IRA
Giving to the Endowment Fund can take on many forms.  

An Endowment Fund Says:

We believe in our church.
We believe that what we have is a trust from God.
We believe in building a sense of permanence in what we do.
We believe in being good stewards as a church family.
We believe in providing another opportunity for people to give.

Who Manages the Fund?

The Amery Community Foundation, an affiliate of the St. Croix Valley Foundation, for the benefit of First Lutheran Church Endowment Fund.

Donating to the Endowment Fund doesn’t have to be difficult.  The professional people managing the fund have the expertise to help you properly prepare your gifts to be donated to the First Lutheran Church Endowment Fund.

How can I Give to the Fund?

For gifts other than cash/check you can reach out to our
St. Croix Valley Foundation contact:
Sally Hermann
Phone:  (715) 386-9490  Fax:  (715) 386-1250
St. Croix Valley Foundation Website,
Giving Direct to our Endowment Fund. (click on Donate button in "Faith Community Funds" section)
You can also reach out to the Church Office or members of the committee
Steve Osero, Chair     (715) 554-1492
Jim Dierke, Jon Bergquist, Jerry Haug, Brad Johnson, Melinda Forrest

✳ Members of First Lutheran’s Endowment Fund Committee can not offer financial advice.  Consult with a certified financial advisor when planning a donation to the Endowment Fund.

Give to the Life Endowment Fund

“MARKED by the cross of Christ forever, we are GATHERED in God’s word to be SCATTERED into God’s world that all may know God’s love.”
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