Benevolence Election Form
This form is to be used to select a non-ELCA benevolence choice. If you wish you may use this form to affirm the use of a portion of your offering to be given to the ELCA. Funds deflected from the ELCA will be put ina "Good Samaritan Fund" and a committee will decide on the distribution. This represents a 3-4% share of each person's offering. Non-election will result in distribution to the ELCA.
"Time & Talent" and "Estimate of Giving" form 2016
If you cannot open the file, please contact the office (218)525-5659.
Ideas for Donating High Quality, Nutritious Food
Place items in the narthex baskets. Please check expiration dates. Thank you! Grains: cereals, couscous, pasta of all kinds, rice pilaf mix, whole wheat crackers, rice (brown or white), flour (whole wheat and white).
Fruits and Vegetables: canned tomato juice and sauce, spaghetti sauce, canned vegetables, canned tomatoes (whole, puree, paste), applesauce, dried fruit (raisins, prunes, apricots), 100% fruit juice (cans, bottles, juice boxes), canned fruit in juice rather than syrup.
Dairy: canned milk, dry milk (no refrigeration required), cartons of aseptic packaged milk, grated cheese, soy milk
Meat and Protein: Bean, lentil, minestrone or split pea soup, canned beans (kidney, garbanzo, pinto, etc.), canned tuna, chicken, ham or salmon, dry beans (kidney, garbanzo, pinto, etc.), dry roasted nuts, canned baked beans, peanut butter, hearty beef or chicken soup.
Other: baby food (carefully check expiration), coffee, tea, salad dressing, vegetable oil Condiments: Ketchup, mustard, mayo, salsa, dried herbs: oregano, basil, garlic powder, chili powder. Information from the Greater Minneapolis/Council of Churches/MN FoodShare 2012