• Announcement: In consideration of the recent guidance from Governor Pritzker regarding COVID 19, and in full compliance with the Restore Illinois Phase 5 guidelines from the Illinois Department of Public Health, our Good Shepherd Church Council is providing the following guidelines. Face coverings will be required when entering and exiting Good Shepherd Church. Masks will be optional once seated. Rows will be marked to allow for social distancing.
  • Service Schedule
    • Live Services on Facebook & YouTube
  • Blended Worship: Saturday 5:00pm
  • Traditional Worship: Sunday 8:30am  (Live 2nd & 4th Weekends)
  • Contemporary Service: Sunday 10:00am (Live 1st & 3rd Weekends and Traditional Service Streamed Again at 10:00 am on the 2nd & 4th Weekends)


Christian stewardship is an intensely spiritual matter.

Christian stewardship defines our relationship to God. It is our faith in action. It is the tangible proof of the level of our love to God. The “real” essence of stewardship is that it is a way of life. Responsible stewardship attempts to manage all things entrusted to us in such a way that God is glorified.

God has invested much in each one of us. He has sacrificed Jesus for us. He has selected us, given us life, faith, time, abilities, promised to watch over us, and committed into our hands the gospel ministry of loving people to Jesus.

1. Mail or Drop Off

If you are accustom to using your offering envelopes by writing a check and dropping it in the offering plate mailing or dropping off your envelope may be the solution for you. 


Drop Box

We have mounted a drop box behind the East Pillar of the Main Entrance for convenient giving drop off. 



You can mail your offering directly to the church at:
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

195 Nesler Road

Elgin, IL 60124      


You can be sure your check will bet properly credited to your account.



2. eGiving Options (using Vanco)


Make an online donation  Donate Now!


GivePlus Text 

Text dollar amount to 833-948-2157


GivePlus+ Mobile App

Go to the App Store or Google Play and search "give plus church" to download

GivePlus+ mobile app is an easy and secure way for you to set up and manage your giving all from your mobile device. This functions that same as automated giving but by using the mobile app you have complete control over how much and how frequently you make your contributions and it can be updated at any time. The included video shows just how easy and convenient this is.  You can download the app here for iOS and here for Android. PLEASE NOTE: If you are currently set up with automated giving and would like to manage your account through the mobile app it can be done. In order to connect accounts we need to know the specific email address you used to set up your mobile account. You can either call the church office at 847-741-7788 or send that information to Kathy Hamilton @ kathyhamilton60124@gmail.com.


3. Bill Payment Services

Most banks and credit unions offer some type of bill payment service to their customers. Using your banks bill payment service you can designate Good Shepherd Lutheran Church as one of your monthly payments. All you will need is the churches name and address to set this up. You determine the amount and the frequency of payment will be determined by what your financial institution allows. Since the church does not give out our account information this will result in a physical check being issued by the bank and sent directly to the church.

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