We offer our gifts to God who has given us so much! We are happy to offer a variety of ways to make giving easier for you. While we still receive offering during our worship services, we also offer secure options for those of us who do a lot of our banking online or automatically deposit!


Each of the options listed above will give you options for giving to a variety of ministries or to a particulare event (such as VBS) EXCEPT "Give + Text" which only offers giving to the General Fund. 


General Offering

General Offering Fund support the regular operations of our church– its benevolence, numerous ministry programs, pastors and staff, and administration. 

ELCA World Hunger

Your gifts to ELCA World Hunger make it possible for the ELCA to respond, supporting sustainable solutions that get at the root causes of hunger and poverty.

ELCA Global Mission

ELCA walks with more than 80 companion churches in other countries to participate in God’s reconciling mission through proclamation and service.  Your gifts support this mission.

Flower Fund

Your gifts to the flower fund purchase flower for the altar.  Give can be in made in memory or honor of an individual or a special occasion.


Gifts can be made to the church in honor or memory of individuals. 

ELCA National Youth Gathering

Contributions to this fund help our youth attend the ELCA National Youth Gathering in Houston in 2018.

Youth Ministry

Gifts to Youth Ministry support ongoing youth and family ministry.

ELCA Disaster Response

Lutheran Disaster Response brings God’s hope, healing and renewal to people whose lives have been disrupted by disasters in the United States and around the world.

Capital Needs Fund

Your gifts to the Capital Needs Fund help us accomplish part of our mission that play out over a longer time horizon– building expansion or improvements or more expensive equipment.

Gifts by Mail

Gifts by mail can be sent to:

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd

1325 North 45th Avenue East

Duluth, MN 55804

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