Explanation for our Offering Funds
Knowing that God touches people’s hearts at different places and for different causes, St. Michael has a number of different fund to which members and friends can donate.
The top five funds support our everyday mission and ministry.
Operating Ministries covers the general expenses of our congregation—things like our pastor’s and staff salaries, utilities, curriculum, office expenses, postage, and worship materials.
Compassion for Others is St. Michael’s commitment to charities and ministries outside our congregation. We contribute to the joint work of the 190 ELCA Lutheran congregations in Florida-Bahamas Synod as well as the 9000 congregations across our country. Lear more at www.fbsynod.com and www.elca.org
Mortgage helps to pay for this $45,000 annual expense that gives us our
beautiful worship space.
Youth Ministry covers the wonderful work of our Youth Director.
Director of Ministry helps to cover the ministry of our Director of Ministry.
Additional funds are
Haitian Student Support – Gives life and a future to three students at Village of Hope School in Haiti. http://villageofhopehaiti.org/
Buildings and Grounds is used for non-budgeted repairs and maintenance that inevitably come along..
World Hunger – supports the dynamic ministry of the ELCA in hunger issues, http://www.elca.org/hunger
Memorial Fund – This is a fund for donations in memory of a friend or loved one.
Endowment Fund – This fund will be used to secure a continual flow of money for the future of the congregation for years to come. Leave a legacy.
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