Your generosity makes ministry possible.

Give Online Now

When giving online, you have three options for where to direct your gift. Please choose the option that’s right for you. If you have any questions please contact Rev. Emily Carson.

Annual Fund

Individuals who would like to make a financial offering to support the synod’s ministries are invited to do so through the annual fund. It supports the synod’s operating budget.

Mission Support

Congregations share their generosity through “mission support” which makes possible both synodical and churchwide ministries.

Global Synod Partners

Both individuals and congregations can share direct gifts to our global partners through this fund. For more information, click here.

The 5 Channels of Generosity

This visual depicts the synod’s “5 Channels of Generosity.” We give thanks to the generous people and congregations of this synod who participate in the movement of the Holy Spirit in a multitude of ways! For more about the 5 channels of generosity, click here for a video or download the image here.

Mission Support

Mission support makes ministry possible! It refers to the dollars shared by congregations in support of the ministries of the synod and churchwide expressions of our denomination. Learn about it in this video.

Where does your offering go?

ELCA congregations gave $1.8 billion in regular offerings last year. Where does it go? This video shares how your congregational offerings support the ministries of the ELCA and the church around the world.

Planned Giving

Tharan Leopold is our synod’s Gifts Officer & Endowment Specialist. He works with individuals and congregations, assisting with planned giving and congregational endowments. Contact him at