Your Thrivent Choice Dollars make a difference

Grant funding from Thrivent Financial through its Thrivent Choice® program can help support organizations you care about. Don’t let designated Choice Dollars expire.

Eligible Thrivent Financial members (ages 16 and older) have until March 31, 2019, to direct any remaining 2018 Choice Dollars. Help support St. John’s Lutheran Church.

Go to to learn more and find program terms and conditions or call 800-847-4836 and say “Thrivent Choice” after the prompt.

These dollars have been a blessing to our congregation. In 2018, over $8,600 in Choice Dollars were distributed to various groups at St. John’s.

Property: Boiler Repairs/improvements – $5,000

Library: Furniture updates – $500

Youth: Confirmation Camp – $500 + ELCA Youth Gathering – $1,000

Worship and Music: Special music  Harpist – $250

Creation Kids Preschool: Playground Mulch – $1,397.25


Total – $8,647.25

Directing your Choice Dollars is an easy and meaningful way to support St. John’s Lutheran Church.

Thank you to Thrivent Members who have directed Choice Dollars.

It’s all about our congregation, your support, your choice. Choose to make this difference by directing your Choice Dollars today.

Questions about Thrivent Choice Dollars?  Ask a Thrivent Advocate at St. John’s.

St. John’s Thrivent Choice Advocates: Dave Aakre, Marge Albright, Kay Hodge, Gail Jensen, Barb Pike and Renee Solberg

Apply for funding

St. John’s Foundation accepting applications through March 31!

If your ministry group has a need that was not part of the 2019 budget, you may apply for Beyond the Budget funding from St. John’s Foundation.

If you are planning to attend an ELCA college in the 2019-2020 school year, the Foundation has scholarship funding available!

Both applications for funding are available at or in the office. Application deadline is March 31.