St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church
(864) 638-6363
(864) 638-8099

Sunday Worship Services
Sunday School: 9:00 am
Fellowship: 10:00 am
Announcements: 10:25 am
Worship Service: 10:30 am

St. John's Mission Endowment Fund

2017 Application

(application deadline: Sept. 29, 2017)

In May of 2007, John and Betty Ansel provided a generous financial gift to St. John's Lutheran Church to establish the Mission Endowment Fund. The purpose of the Mission Endowment Fund is fund is to provide financial support for mission outreach efforts and activities beyond the limits of the annual operational budget of St. John's.

Gifts to the Mission Endowment Fund are encouraged, including cash, cash equivalent, marketable securities, real estate, life insurance, and other personal property.

Awards are made annually out of the annual interest accrued on the principle investment according to ELCA policy standards. The Fund is administered by the Mission Endowment Committee consisting of the St. John's Pastor, Congregational Vice President, Treasurer and three members appointed by the Congregational Church Council for three (3) year terms.

The St. John's Mission Endowment Fund had a great year! It received the most applications ever and was able to make 8 awards totaling $5,375, including:
  • $500 Youth Fund

  • $500 Family Friends Oconee DSS/United Way

  • $1,000 Rosa Clark Medical Clinic

  • $1,050 St. Luke Methodist Church-Community Food Pantry

  • $1000 Our Daily Rest

  • $500 Ripple of One

  • $500 Baby Read

  • $325 Pocket Testament League

Thanks to all who support St. John’s Mission Endowment Fund. It allows St. John's to fulfill its mission:

We are called and empowered by God to spread the Gospel and to share the love of Jesus Christ in service to all”.

For further information, please call (864) 638-6363 or contact the church office.

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