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

2018 Application

(application deadline: Sept. 28, 2018)

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.

    • $500 - St. John’s Youth Ministry 
    • $500 - Backpack Program of Oconee County
    • $500 - Family Friends Oconee County DSS
    • $800 - GHS Hospice of the Foothills
    • $1,200 - St. Luke Methodist Church Food Pantry 
    • $5,500 - St. John’s Lutheran Church Painting Project
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”.