How to Help Lutheran Ministry Services Northwest
The work of Lutheran Ministry Services Northwest (LMSN) depends on the partnership and generosity of individuals, congregations, businesses and organizations who help our agency through their financial support and volunteer service. There are many ways you can become a partner in the works of LMSN.
Our mission is "to be the hands, feet, and heart of Jesus for the hurting in our community." That can only happen as God guides every aspect of the ministry we do. Please join us in praying for this ministry and the people we serve.
Make a Contribution
Check- You can use your checking account to make an electronic withdrawal via the orange "Donate" button (above right) on this website or mail a check to our mailing address.
Lutheran Ministry Services Northwest
7040 36th Ave. NE
Seattle, WA 98115-5998
Credit card - See the "Donate" button on this website.
* Text Message - You can now give via a text message.
Send a text message with the amount you want to donate - without a dollar sign - to 206-203-1210.
You will get a message back with a link. Select the link, and follow the instructions as it processes your gift.
* New - Give Via the "Give+" Mobile App - Go to your phone's App Store and Search for the "Give+" mobile app. Provided by
Thrivent Choice® - Go to www.thrivent.com and log-in to designate Choice® dollars quarterly or annually.
Corporate Matching – via Microsoft, Boeing, etc.
Amazon Smile® - Visit www.smile.amazon.com and sign in to your Amazon.com account, designate Lutheran Ministry Services Northwest as your nonprofit to support and shop like you normally would.
Fred Meyer Rewards™ – If you have a Fred Meyer Rewards™ card, go to www.fredmeyer.com and log in. Under the “Rewards” tab, select “Community Rewards.” Then select “Link your Rewards Card now.” Use the number 92016 or type in Lutheran Ministry Services Northwest. Once you finish the selection process, a portion of your purchase will be given to LMSN. This does not take away from the Rewards points and fuel points you earn. It is an additional benefit that can help support our nonprofit.
Bartell Drugs® “'B' Caring Program" – Print the PDF form at this link and fill it out https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9JwpZtnV9SBUC1fZW9ZNFJzUWs/view?usp=sharing . Go to your local Bartell Drugs® store and ask for a “'B' Caring Card" (free of charge) at the cash register and fill out the application. Give the forms to the checker who can attach the appropriate sticker to the attached form to “link” your card to our nonprofit. You can register an existing card by going to www.eScrip.com/BCaringCard and following the appropriate steps. Up to 4% of your purchase can help support LMSN.
Tax Free Transfer of Stocks, Bonds, and Mutual Funds
Stocks and bonds held for over one year can be given to LMSN tax free. That is made possible by the LCMS Foundation who will process the transaction and forward the funds to LMSN’s LCEF account. Go to www.LCMSFoundation.org to find instructions on how to do such donations. Please call us if you would like to make such a donation so that we can help guide you through the process. You can also call the LCMS Foundation at 1-800-325-7912 and speak to Sue Sehrt at ext. 1621.
Life insurance policies and wills are other options for sustaining LMSN through estate planning.
Contact LMSN at 206-450-7128 for more information.