Congregation Statement of Intent 2018


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*Congregation:



Mission Support for Synod and ELCA Churchwide Ministries

(Please enter whole dollar amounts using commas.
Enter percentages (%) as follows: 10.0)



 

In 2017, our congregation gave the following dollar amount and percentage of our "regular offerings from members" to the synod as undesignated* mission support for synod and ELCA churchwide ministries beyond our congregation.

   

In 2018, our congregation's total "regular offerings from members" will be:

    

As a sign of our commitment to give our first and best beyond our congregation, we plan to give the following percentage of this "regular offerings from members" as undesignated* mission support for Synod and ELCA churchwide ministries beyond our congregation in 2018

 

    

Based on our projections, we estimate that this percentage will amount to:

    



Thank you for giving your first and best for the sake of Christ's mission in the world through your partnership with the larger church.

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* Undesignated Mission Support, also known as benevolence, is money congregations give with NO specific purpose specified or stipulated, for use in wider church ministries. The synod gives a percentage of these dollars to the ELCA churchwide ministries as undesignated mission support from the synod. In 2018, the synod's commitment is 50.88%.

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