Giving
Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.
2 Corinthians 9:7
What kind of gifts can I give?  (see below for details on these options)
  • Give with check or cash
  • Give electronically using your bank account or credit card via EFT, Online giving or the GivePlus mobile app
  • Donate stock, mutual funds or thru your IRA
  • Shop AmazonSmile.com instead of Amazon.com and choose Beautiful Savior as your charitable organization
  • Choose Beautiful Savior to receive your Thrivent Choice Dollars
Beautiful Savior thanks you for your financial contributions
and support of our mission and ministry!
Automatic EFT Withdrawals:
You can set up automatic monthly, semi-monthly or weekly withdrawals for a specific amount directly from your checking or savings account.  This is a convenient way to ensure that your giving is consistent, even when you are out of town.  Complete the Simply Giving enrollment form and return it to the church office, along with a cancelled check.  Click here to print the enrollment form or request one from the church office.
Online Giving Website and GivePlus Mobile App:
You can give securely thru our online giving website by clicking on the “Give Now” button below.  You can also give securely on your smart phone.  Just download the “Vanco GivePlus” mobile app on your smartphone, search for churches by zip code 58103, then choose Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church and start giving!
Both the website and the mobile app allow you to make a one-time donation or set up a recurring donation by using your checking or savings account or by using a credit* or debit card.
* Please note:  By offering the credit card option, Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church is not encouraging you to incur any debt in order to make donations to the church.
 
Church Office or Through the Mail:
You can drop off a donation in the church office during the church’s regular office hours.  You can also mail a check to the church at any time.  (Please note that it is not advised to mail cash.)
Mailed gifts can be sent to:
Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church
2601 23rd Ave. SW
Fargo, ND  58103
Stocks, Mutual Funds and IRA Distributions:
Publicly-traded securities such as stocks and mutual funds can be donated to the church and may provide significant tax benefits to the donor.  Also, retired individuals may donate some or all of their IRA’s Required Minimum Distributions (RMD) to the church by having the distribution check written to Beautiful Savior and mailed directly to the church.  This may also have a significant tax benefit for the donor.  Talk to your tax advisor for more information on these types of donations.
 
 
In addition to your direct financial contributions, 
following are some other ways to support Beautiful Savior financially:
Amazon Smile:
Smile.Amazon.com is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com.  The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice.  Make sure to choose: Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church Fargo, ND the first time you shop on AmazonSmile.   (Note: make sure to choose the correct Beautiful Savior as there are many of them…)   Please note:  To search for our church…  type in “Fargo Beautiful Savior” in the “Search for Charitable Organization” search line.
Every item available for purchase on www.amazon.com is also available on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com) at the same price.  You will see eligible products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages.  And, yes, you can still use your Prime Membership on AmazonSmile.  Plus, your shopping cart and shopping history will carry over to AmazonSmile.  For more information about the AmazonSmile program, go to http://smile.amazon.com/about.
Thrivent Choice Dollars:
If you are a Thrivent Financial member and are eligible for Thrivent Choice dollars, please consider having your Choice dollars designated to Beautiful Savior.  These dollars must be directed by every Thrivent member before March 31 each year or that money will no longer be available for distribution.  Click here to be redirected to the form you must complete in order to designate those dollars to Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church.  You can also call your Thrivent representative.