Make a Gift to The Word Today!

Mail your gift to:

PO Box 77
Greendale, WI 53129 USA

Planned Giving

Create a Legacy. There are many ways to make a charitable contribution to Our Shepherd Lutheran Church and The Word Today. Among them are:

Gifts of Cash

Cash contributions are a quick and easy way to show your support. Simply write a check or make a cash donation. If your employer has a matching gifts program, you could double or even triple your donation to Our Shepherd or The Word Today!

Gifts of Securities

Contributions of stock or other securities are a welcome gift at Our Shepherd and The Word Today. If you contribute appreciated securities that you have held for one year or more, there are potential capital gains benefits.

Bequests: Gifts through a Will

You can name Our Shepherd Lutheran Church or The Word Today as a beneficiary in your will or living trust. Depending on the size of your holdings, you may avoid some estate taxes.

Gifts of Life Insurance

Do you have a whole or universal life insurance policy that you no longer need? The ministry accepts policies and cashes them in. You may receive a tax deducation for the cash value of the policy at the time of transfer. Alternatively, you can name Our Shepherd or The Word Today as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy.

Gifts of Real Estate

Your contribution of real estate, such as a personal residence, farm, vacation home, commercial real estate or vacant land, is a wonderful gift that could have income and capital gains tax advantages.

Gifts of Retirement Plans

You can name Our Shepherd or The Word Today as a beneficiary of your pension, 401 K, IRA or other retirement plan. This gift could be extremely cost-effective, because you may avoid the possible double taxation on retirement plan assets left to your heirs.