Donations

We are pleased to provide you with opportunities to financially support the ministry of the gospel through donations to the Eastern Synod. Your gift will make a difference in the lives of people around the world. Through your support of Eastern Synod and its churchwide ministries you are spreading the Gospel, building and nurturing the faith lives of others, reaching out to the unchurched, providing educational opportunities and much more. Thank you for sharing God's love through your sharing and caring.

The Eastern Synod, ELCIC

You can make a donation off-line either as a benevolence offering in support of any synod ministry through one of our Eastern Synod Congregations or by sending your donation to: Eastern Synod, 74 Weber St. W., Kitchener, ON N2H 3Z3. Make your cheque payable to the Eastern Synod. Note ‘Benevolence' and/or any specific ministry area on the cheque. Be sure to include your name and postal address so that you can receive an income tax receipt.

Click on the 'Donate Now' button to donate online through the secure web site at Canada Helps.org and designate your gift to Benevolence.

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Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR)

You can make a donation off-line either as a general CLWR offering or to any specific CLWR Special Appeal through one of our Eastern Synod Congregations or by sending your donation to: Eastern Synod, 74 Weber St. W., Kitchener, ON N2H 3Z3. Make your cheque payable to the Eastern Synod and note 'CLWR' or a specific CLWR Special Appeal on the cheque. Be sure to include your name and postal address so that you can receive an income tax receipt.

Or, click on the 'Donate Now' button (above) to donate on-line through the secure web site at
Canada Helps.org. Simply designate your gift to CLWR. If you wish to donate to a special appeal sponsored by CLWR, please indicate that specific appeal in the "Message to the charity area."

Evangelical Lutheran Foundation of Eastern Canada (ELFEC)

Through its Lutheran Planned Giving (LPG) program, ELFEC provides guidance and counsel in making a planned gift to the Eastern Synod, its congregations, or any other expression of the church. You can get information on:

  • wills and bequests
  • life insurance gifts
  • gift annuities
  • donating stocks and mutual funds
  • accurate legal names of congregations and other ELCIC ministries
  • and many other topics.

To visit the ELFEC website, click here. To send an email, click here. Or you can call the toll-free number, 1-888-308-9461.