Stewardship & Spiritual Gifts


Growing as Disciples and Stewards – Living in and living out God’s Grace, stewardship program for our congregation

This fall, each disciple at Grace Lutheran Church is being invited to prayerfully consider how you might grow as a disciple and steward.  To help you in this prayerful consideration is a “Discipleship Practice Form” and “Growth in Giving Chart” that you will be receiving in the mail shortly.  Please use the “Discipleship Practice Form” to prayerfully consider how you can grow as a disciple.  The “Growth in Giving Chart” can help you prayerfully consider how to grow as a steward.  As a guide to financial giving, please prayerfully consider a tithe or 10% of your income as a gift of joy and gratitude in response to God’s generous gift of grace.  If you need time to grow into the tithe, you are invited to prayerfully consider growing your present giving by 10%.  In other words, if you are presently giving $50 per week, an increase of 10% would be $55 per week.

Because of you, Grace Lutheran Church is doing so much.  When all of us take this opportunity to increase our financial support of the congregation’s ministry, we will be able to do even more.

Thanks for your participation in our congregation’s ministry.

Stewardship Letter for Faith Promise Weekend on October 25, 2020

Discipleship-Practice Commitment Form

Electronic Giving

What is Electronic Giving?

The Electronic Giving Program is a modern-day stewardship program. It’s a convenient, safe and simple way for individuals to make automatic payments to non-profit organizations through electronic funds transfer (EFT) directly from checking or savings accounts.

The Electronic Giving Program is operated by Vanco Services, LLC, an industry leader in electronic payment solutions.

The Electronic Giving Program is designed to help you conveniently make payments to a non-profit organization. Through the Electronic Giving Program, your payments are made through a pre-authorized withdrawal from your bank account. You determine the frequency of your automatic payment—weekly, semi-monthly or monthly. Your payment is deposited into the organization’s bank account on the same day it is withdrawn from your account.

Why sign up?

  • Convenience – Payment will still be made if you are out of town or on vacation.
  • Security – No checks are needed which means no lost or stolen checks.
  • Environmentally friendly – Save on checks, envelopes and postage.

How to Sign Up

To participate print and complete the pdf enrollment form and return it to the Grace Lutheran Church office. For additional information contact the church office. (815)338-0554

Enrollment Form (PDF)


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