ONLINE GIVING

Thank you for your support!

We give as a tangible expression of thanksgiving to God, as an act of worship, and as an act of faith and trust in God. We give because we recognize that all of life is a gift from God. But we also give to invest in and make possible the ministries of our church. Nothing happens without the generosity of our members giving their time and resources. The earliest expressions of worship in the Bible did not involve singing or sermons. Instead God’s people brought an offering − some portion of their income (at the time grain, or livestock) as an expression of thanksgiving to God.


You will be enriched in every way for your great generosity, which will produce thanksgiving to God through us; for the rendering of this ministry not only supplies the needs of the saints but also overflows with many thanksgivings to God.
-2 Corinthians 9:11-12

Other ways to give

1. Weekly envelopes (available from the office)

 

2. Simply Giving EFT allows you to give every week, month, or quarter as you choose. You don't have to remember to bring a physical check to church and the church receives a steady income!

 

3. Give+ mobile app is available for download through iTunes or Google Play Store.  Search for Give+ and download the app to your smartphone or tablet.  Once the app is installed, select Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Marion, IA.  This app allows for recurring and one-time donations via credit/debit card or checking/savings account.

 

4. Appreciated Assets – Lutheran Church of the Resurrection can accept gifts of stocks, bonds, mutual funds, works of art, land, real estate and other types of personal property. We encourage you to talk with your financial advisor before making any gift of this type to the church.

 

5. Retirement accounts – Distributions from retirement accounts such as IRA’s and qualified retirement plans may be given.  Part or all of your post age 70 ½ IRA Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) may be given directly to LCR and excluded from AGI.  Naming Lutheran Church of the Resurrection as a beneficiary on an IRA or pension account allows a distribution at death to pass tax-free to the church.

 

6. Life Insurance - There are special ways you can use life insurance as a gift-giving device.  Some examples include:

  • Give the cash value accumulated in a policy.
  • Donate the annual dividends of a policy
  • Designate the church as the beneficiary of the policy