Frequently Asked Questions

Q1: How does Lutheran Planned Giving Services Nebraska Synod Agencies and Institutions benefit me?

FAQA1: Everyone owns things. Everyone has an estate. It may be large or small, but you do have one. Lutheran Planned Giving Services Nebraska Synod Agencies and Institutions will help you consider ways to arrange your assets to make them more valuable to you and your estate.

Lutheran Planned Giving Services Nebraska Synod Agencies and Institutions is available to help you through:

  • Will Planning: Assistance is available so that your needs, desires and goals are met in the will drawn by your attorney.
  • Estate Preservation: Informed estate planning can lower the cost of estate settlement and can save you federal estate and state inheritance taxes.
  • Life Income Agreements: Gifts which are planned can produce increased income, major tax savings and immediate satisfaction.

Q2: How does Lutheran Planned Giving Services Nebraska Synod Agencies and Institutions benefit the church?

A2: The goal of Lutheran Planned Giving Services and Nebraska Synod agencies and institutions is to share information and assist members of the Nebraska Synod, ELCA to express their faith and commitment to the Lord’s work by establishing a planned gift. These gifts will provide lasting support for the ministries of their choice.

There are a variety of ways to arrange a gift for the Lord’s work. Possible ways include arranging a gift by Bequest, Gift Annuity, Charitable Remainder Trust, Beneficiary Designation or Reserved Life Estate Arrangement.

The Nebraska Synod has a remarkable record of outreach ministry. Information about the variety of ministries our church is carrying out in response to our Lord’s command to “Love one another” is shared.