Congregational Giving

Congregational Support

church givingYour congregation has the ability to make a significant impact in the lives of people in Minnesota and in your local community in partnership with LSS. Your financial support allows LSS to carry out our mission of expressing the love of Christ through service across the state.

Church Giving

Every year, nearly 900 Lutheran congregations as well as other faith communities provide financial support to LSS through a variety of ways:

Annual Benevolence Budget

Include a line item for LSS in your yearly benevolence budget to provide a strong foundation of annual support for LSS.

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Capital Appeals

Don’t pass up the opportunity you have to make a powerful impact by including mission support as part of your capital campaign. Many congregations around the state are setting a wonderful example for their members about the importance of stewardship.

Congregational Foundation or Endowment

Congregations with foundations or endowments have the chance to direct some of those resources to LSS services. Please let us know what information we can provide or if you wish to invite a formal proposal from LSS, at

Special Offerings

Consider dedicating one Sunday during the year to lift up your congregation’s support for LSS services throughout the state. Use all or a portion of the day’s offering to supplement your congregation's budgeted support of LSS.

In-Kind Donations

LSS services are always in need of donated items that support their work and help the people they serve.

Donate Items

God’s Work Our Hands

Personal & Community Fundraisers

Holding a special event — such as an ice cream social, annual garage sale, or golf or bowling tournament — is a great way to have fun while supporting vital services for individuals across the state. What you do is limited only to your imagination. Find out more.