Where does our benevolence go?
Benevolence is allocated each quarter to local (50%), national (25%) and international (25%) causes.
2019 2nd Quarter Benevolent Giving Local
$250 Big Timber Volunteer Fire Department
$250 Hearts & Hands Hospice
$250 Family Service of Billings
$250 St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
$1444.13 Lutheran Disaster Response
The point is this:
The one who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the one who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each of you must give as you have made up your mind, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. - 2 Corinthians 9:6-7