Gift Planning Resources

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Gift Planning Article: Provisions, Protection and Providence
Gift Planning Article: Blending Family and Ministry Priorities
Gift Planning Newsletter Article for New Year
Gift Planning Newsletter Article: Generosity In Your Own Words
Gift Planning Newsletter Article: Many Reasons to Give

Gift Planning Bulletin Sentences: Provisions, Protection and Providence

Bulletin Sentence- 1st Week

A Christian Preamble in your will or trust conveys your faith in Christ and the certainty of eternal life. This witness leaves comfort for loved ones. For information on Gift Planning, call 402-643-2961, ext. 1002.

Bulletin Sentence- 2nd Week

A bequest in one’s will is a simple way that people establish legacy gifts to the ministries they love. Have you remembered the Lord’s work in planning your bequest? For information on Gift Planning, call 402-643-2961, ext. 1002.

Bulletin Sentence- 3rd Week

When generous stewards name multiple ministries in their gift plan, they can use LCMS Foundation Letters of Direction or Gift Letters to designate recipients for maximum flexibility. For information on Gift Planning, call 402-643-2961, ext. 1002.

Bulletin Sentence- 4th Week

Durable Powers of Attorney contain general powers authorizing another to make decisions when you are no longer able. Charitable Powers are specific powers used to continue charitable giving. For information on Gift Planning, call 402-643-2961, ext. 1002.

 

Gift Planning Bulletin Sentences: Blending Family and Ministry Priorities

Bulletin Sentence- 1st Week

The impact of charitable planning is twofold. For family, it validates faith based values for those who follow. For you, it redeploys taxable assets for tax-free ministry use. For additional information call 402-643-2961, ext. 1002.

Bulletin Sentence- 2nd Week

Protecting minor children with an estate plan that witnesses’ faith, defines management decisions and minimizes court involvement enables parents to bless and conserve for children. For additional information call 402-643-2961, ext. 1002.

Bulletin Sentence- 3rd Week

Charitable Gift Annuities offer an arrangement for generous seniors to contribute a tax deductible gift that increases fixed income for life(s) and leaves a gift to ministry at death. For additional information call 402-643-2961, ext. 1002.

Bulletin Sentence- 4th Week

Gifting Savings Bonds through a last will and testament is a thoughtful way to give assets to favorite ministries that otherwise would generate taxable income. For additional information call 402-643-2961, ext. 1002.

 

Gift Planning Bulletin Sentences: Newness / A New Year

Bulletin Sentence- 1st Week

Christian believers know that their salvation is secured by Christ, the firstfruit of God’s Creation. Our monetary gifts strengthen mission and are an investment in producing fruits of faith. For additional information call 402-643-2961, ext. 1002.

Bulletin Sentence- 2nd Week

Charitable IRA Beneficiaries are tax exempt entities that don’t have to pay income taxes normally required from recipients of IRA assets left behind when the owner goes to heaven. For additional information call 402-643-2961, ext. 1002.

Bulletin Sentence- 3rd Week

Charitable Gifts in Wills and Trusts share blessings of a lifetime to accomplish the Great Commission. Remembering beloved ministries is a witness of your faith to your family. For additional information call 402-643-2961, ext. 1002.

Bulletin Sentence- 4th Week

Helping believers Transfer the Blessings is a ministry offered by many congregations to its members. Being faithful in this end-of-life transfer is an integral part of our Christian stewardship. For additional information call 402-643-2961, ext. 1002.

Bulletin Sentence- 5th Week
A ‘Lifetime Plan for Giving’ that provides for family while remembering ministry provides peace of mind, a witness to one’s faith and thoughtful intent to honor God. For additional information call 402-643-2961, ext. 1002.[/su_spoiler]

 

Gift Planning Bulletin Sentences: Year End

Bulletin Sentence- 1st Week

IRA Charitable Rollovers provide an annual opportunity for stewards over 70 ½ to make gifts from their IRAs directly to ministry with no income taxes due on rolled over funds. For additional information call 402-643-2961, ext. 1002.

Bulletin Sentence- 2nd Week

Assigning life insurance gifts present tax beneficial options to benefit ministry. One is to contribute policies with cash value. Donors can leverage larger future life insurance gifts with discounted premium payments. For additional information call 402-643-2961, ext. 1002.

Bulletin Sentence- 3rd Week

Gratitude motivates generosity in everyone. Attitudes vary however. God’s love, doing the right thing or recognizing personal impact drives all giving decisions. Which factor drives you? For additional information call 402-643-2961, ext. 1002.

Bulletin Sentence- 4th Week

Christmas is the celebration of God’s plan to Transfer the Blessings of eternal Love to us. May we, as God’s children, mirror such love for family and ministry. For additional information call 402-643-2961, ext. 1002.

 

Gift Planning Bulletin Sentences: Year End is Near

Bulletin Sentence- 1st Week

Planning charitable gifts from real estate transactions is effective for lowering taxes, retaining income and blessing others, whether the whole or a portion is given. For additional information call 402-643-2961, ext. 1002.

Bulletin Sentence- 2nd Week

Year end gifts of appreciated assets are an effective way to give charitably. These assets create optimal tax savings and increased economic value. For additional information call 402-643-2961, ext. 1002.

Bulletin Sentence- 3rd Week

IRA beneficiary transfers to ministry give stewards the opportunity to plan gifts while eliminating taxation. IRA rollovers enable tax-free gifting during life for stewards over 70. For additional information call 402-643-2961, ext. 1002.

Bulletin Sentence- 4th Week

Transfer the Blessings: Giving thanks shows our appreciation for blessings we’ve received. Passing on those blessings assigns our gratitude to people and ministries that we love. For additional information call 402-643-2961, ext. 1002.

 

Gift Planning Bulletin Sentences: Stewardship Values

Bulletin Sentence- 1st Week

A Donor Advised Fund is an excellent way to pass on your stewardship values to your children. Together, your family determines the amounts and timing of gifts to ministry.

For additional information call 402-643-2961, ext. 1002.

Bulletin Sentence- 2nd Week

Have you thought about writing your ‘Legacy Letter’? This letter communicates your hopes and dreams for loved ones. It explains how your faith and generosity are interconnected. For additional information call 402-643-2961, ext. 1002.

Bulletin Sentence- 3rd Week

Want to benefit family, support ministry, and reduce taxes when selling an appreciated asset? You can! Find out what a “split interest” agreement is. For additional information call 402-643-2961, ext. 1002.

Bulletin Sentence- 4th Week

Charitable business succession planning can produce attractive economic benefits for the business owner. But it takes planning that is started early in the process. We can help! For additional information call 402-643-2961, ext. 1002.

Bulletin Sentence– 5th Week

Teaching children to be generous promises them joy in life! Discover how others have encouraged generosity in the people they love while supporting ministries they care about. We can help! For additional information call 402-643-2961, ext. 1002.

 

 

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