Legacy Giving

Legacy Giving

We are stewards of all that God has entrusted to our care. Gifts of stock, insurance policies, land, wills or estates to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church are other ways that we may live out our faith as stewards of God. Gifting appreciated stock, or other financial portfolios, to your congregation can have significant tax advantages and leave a lasting legacy that will support God’s mission and ministry at Good Shepherd for generations to come. Please consult your accountant or financial advisor for complete details on how this form of giving may be a blessing to your congregation and your financial stewardship.

To Give Stock to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Notify your broker to transfer a specified number of shares of stock to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church’s account at Wells Fargo Advisors. It is that simple!

The win-win result of giving appreciated stock is:

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church receives a gift that immediately benefits God’s mission and ministry at Good Shepherd.

Donors receive a charitable tax deduction equal to the fair market value of the stock and avoid capital gains tax on the appreciated value of the stock. Consult you financial advisor for details on tax advantages.

If you plan to give securities to the church, please contact Melanie Nicklos, Good Shepherd’s Parish Administrator by email or call the church office at 701-255-1001.

To Give Legacy Gifts to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Contact Pastor Craig for more information about legacy gifts of land, estates or wills to Good Shepherd. Pastor Craig will be visit with you, your family and your financial team in order to determine the best options available that will ensure your gift to Good Shepherd has a lasting impact for generations to come.