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Giving to St. Stephen's Lutheran Church

St. Stephen's

Don't write another check...
we will set up automatic Electronic Funds Transfer for you Click Here to print out the Simply Giving form

Through Simply Giving, your offerings are made through a pre-authorized withdrawal from your bank account. You determine the frequency of your automatic donation-- weekly, semi-monthly, or monthly -- the option is yours. Your donation or payment is deposited into the recipient’s bank account on the same day it is withdrawn from your account.
Why does Thrivent Financial for Lutherans offer the Simply Giving program?
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans offers Simply Giving to further its mission of serving Lutheran congregations and institutions.

How do I participate?
Complete the form above and return it to the St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, 1001 Olson Lane, EDH, CA 95762.

How do I cancel or change my authorization?
Contact the Church Office 916-933-1441

PRIVACY / CONFIDENTIALITY: The Authorization Form is seen by the nonprofit Lutheran organizations enrolled in Simply Giving as well as by the Vanco Services employees who process it. In addition, participant name and address information may be provided to Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. Participant information will not be shared with any other organizations.


  1. Print out the Simply Giving form.  Click here to print out the Simply Giving form
  2. Using black ink, complete the personal information section including name, address and telephone numbers.
  3. Indicate whether this is a new enrollment/authorization, a change in amount, or a change in bank account.
  4. Indicate the account type, routing number and account number. Attach a voided check or savings deposit slip to the enrollment form for a new enrollment or change in account.
  5. Sign and date the Account Holder Signature section.
  6. Select the date of the monthly donation transfer and the amount of each monthly donation. Determine the date of your first and last donation (last can be left open).
  7. Return the completed enrollment form to St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, 1001 Olson Lane, EDH, CA 95762.