The bylaws of the Mission Endowment Fund in the Constitution of Spring Garden Lutheran Churh limit distributions to four main areas. Please select which area covers your request:
Capital Improvements of Church
1. For captial improvements, debt reduction, or building program of the Spring garden Lutheran Church.
Scholarships or Grants
2. For scholarships or grants to members of the congreagation of Spring Garden Lutheran Church for the purpose of attending college, seminary. nursing or medical school, for church-related camping or leadership cinferences; or other training which enable members of the congreattion to grow in Christian faith and service to God's people.
Outreach to the Community
3. For outreach into the community, including, but not limited to grants to ELCA colleges, seminaries social service agencies, institutions and agencies to which the congreagtion relates, and to special programs designed for people in our parish area who are in spiritual and/or economic need.
Missions of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
4. For missions of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America at home or overseas including, but not limited to grants to the ELCA for new mission development, professianl leadership, educational ministries, global missions and evanelism, TV evangelism, and captial financing.
(Please note that the bylaws also state that annual disbursement from the fund must be distributed evenly between these four areas)
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