Prewritten LCMS Foundation Bulletin Blurbs are Available

Here are a few prewritten LCMS Foundation bulletin blurbs that are available for your use:

June 2, 2024
Planning a gift for ministry from your estate can generate concern about whether that ministry will be still in existence when the Lord calls you home. Gift planning offers solutions to these concerns. You can create a gift letter with the LCMS Foundation, asking the Foundation to distribute your gifts to ministry. Then, if your ministry choices change, you only need to update a simple letter with one phone call or email to the LCMS Foundation, without needing to update legal documents. Your LCMS Foundation Gift Planning Counselor can help. Contact Mark Muehl at 260-241-4845 or mark.muehl@lfnd.org.

June 9, 2024
Planning a gift for ministry from your estate can generate concern about whether that ministry will be still in existence when the Lord calls you home. Gift planning offers solutions to these concerns. A Donor Advised Fund can allow you to create a testamentary gift (for when the Lord calls you home). Then you can name a trusted advisor, maybe a family member or friend, who can direct those gifts from your Donor Advised Fund after the Lord has called you to heaven. Your LCMS Foundation Gift Planning Counselor can help. Contact Mark Muehl at 260-241-4845 or mark.muehl@lfnd.org.

June 16, 2024
Planning a gift for ministry from your estate can generate concern about whether that ministry will be still in existence when the Lord calls you home. Gift planning offers solutions to these concerns. You can create a personal endowment fund that will make an annual gift to your favorite ministry. With the LCMS Foundation, provisions will be included in that endowment, directing the LCMS Foundation to direct ministry gifts to a parallel ministry if your first choice no longer exists. Your LCMS Foundation Gift Planning Counselor can help. Contact Mark Muehl at 260-241-4845 or mark.muehl@lfnd.org.

June 23, 2024
Planning a gift for ministry from your estate can generate concern about whether that ministry will be still in existence when the Lord calls you home. Gift planning offers solutions to these concerns. It may be that your worries are not substantiated. Conversations with ministry leaders can offer you assurances about the future vision for ministry. Your LCMS Foundation Gift Planning Counselor can facilitate that conversation. Contact Mark Muehl at 260-241-4845 or mark.muehl@lfnd.org.

June 30, 2024
Planning a gift for ministry from your estate can generate concern about whether that ministry will be still in existence when the Lord calls you home. Gift planning offers solutions to these concerns. You can use the power of beneficiary designations on accounts you own to direct them to ministry when the Lord calls you home. If you need to make a change, you may even be able to update them online. Your LCMS Foundation Gift Planning Counselor can assist you in completing this task or updating your choices. Contact Mark Muehl at 260-241-4845 or mark.muehl@lfnd.org.