GIVING to First Lutheran Church and School
Thank you for considering how you can support the work of Christ's church through First Lutheran Church and School. When you give to First Lutheran Church and School, you join in Christ's mission of reconciliation occurring in the South Bay of LA County. First Lutheran Church and School is called and sent by God to speak and serve God's love in daily life. The impact of FLCS ministry ripples throughout the South Bay Community. Your gift will help FLCS reach people you may never meet and transform lives in ways unimaginable to you now.
Where is your gift needed?
The following categories are important initiatives for First Lutheran Church and School and we welcome you to give where you most desire to make an impact. However, a gift to Offering and Benevolence (O & B) will allow FLCS to use your gift where it is most needed and 10% of your gift will be directed outside First Lutheran Church and School.
~ Offering and Benevolence
~ Debt Reduction
~ Project Faith
How can you be generous?
Thank you for considering how you can support the work of Christ's church through First Lutheran Church and School. There are many convenient ways to make a gift today:
~ Worship Offerings
Gifts of money or personal checks may be given during the offering at any worship service. Many people find this disciple of regular and consistent giving very meaningful. These gifts will be used to support and sustain the ministry to which God is calling First Lutheran Church and School.
Giving has never been easier! Many people don't carry cash or their checkbook for that matter. We have made it simple to give by credit/debit card. Make a secure online gift through our website. You can choose to make this a one-time gift or a recurring gift. Processing fees will apply, however, donors may choose to add these fees onto their gift so that 100% of the gift amount gets to First Lutheran Church and School.
This is the most effective way to ensure that 100% of your donation gets to First Lutheran
Church and School. No processing fees apply. Printing, completing, and returning the
Automated Giving Form to the First Lutheran Church and School Business Office allows our credit union to complete an automatic bank draft from a checking or savings account. Automated giving makes regular and consistent giving easy!
Use your mobile phone to text a gift. Simply send a text message to 310-507-7178 with the amount you want to give in the body of the message. Example: (text “$50” to 310-507-7178). You will be directed to a secure one-time registration page where you will be asked to enter your credit or debit card information. Watch our video
to see how easy it is to give my text message.
~ Online Banking
Arrange to give through bill pay at your own bank’s website. You will be asked the following information:
First Lutheran Church and School
2900 W. Carson St.
Torrance, CA 90503
~ Make a Gift of Stock
Some families find that making a gift of Stock can be a convenient way to make a tax deductible
contribution to First Lutheran Church and School. To make a stock gift, please complete this form
and return it to First Lutheran Church and School.
Some people how they can donate a vehicle. First Lutheran Church and School partners with Vehicle Donation to Any Charity (V-Dac) to receive vehicle donations. V-Dac will provide all donors with tax deductible statements and passes a portion of the vehicles value on to our ministry.
~ Give Through Your Estate
You can make a lasting gift to First Lutheran Church and School through your Estate Plan. Please contact First Lutheran Church and School so that we can help you make the necessary arrangements.
~ Give by Mail
If you are not able to attend worship, you can still support the work and ministry of First Lutheran Church and School. Make checks payable to "FLCS" and send them to:
First Lutheran Church and School
Questions or Comments?
Contact us at the FLCS Finance Office
or call 310-320-9920, ext. 100