Generosity is at the heart of God's people. After all, all we have comes from God, and we are simply stewards of His gifts.

A generous person will be enriched… Proverbs 11:25

Giving Options

Mail in your offering, or drop off your envelope at church.


Set up giving online


Give via text by texting GIVE to 763-220-8488.

Side note, if you text ME to this number, you can update your information in our church database!


Use SIMPLY GIVING to set up automatic withdrawals from your checking account.

Consider signing up for electronic giving. St. Paul’s relies on the financial support of the congregation and electronic giving offers an easy way to give on a recurring basis. Please contact the church office for details or click on the bar below to print a paper form. Thank You!

Envelope Offerings

Envelope offerings can be dropped off at the church office or mailed to:

St. Pauls Lutheran Church
P.O. Box 8
11024 Church St NEHanover, MN 5534

Every month each member family receives a packet of offering envelopes from the church. The envelopes are designated for the following funds:

General Fund offerings are for the general operating expenses of the church needed to support our programs, maintain our facilities and pay our staff at St. Paul's.

Funding God’s Mission offerings are used as additional principal payments on our mortgage debt.

Mortgage Fund offerings are used to pay the church mortgage on our education wing.

Mission offerings go to missions selected by the Church Council.

Advent, Lent, Holy Week, and Thanksgiving or any other special offerings will go toward the general operating expenses unless designated by the Church Council.

Designated Giving

Haiti Mission offerings are used to support Pastor Widelson's orphanage and school in Haiti.

Hanover Area Food Shelf gifts should be made out directly to the Hanover Area Food Shelf.

Camp Onamia offerings are used as scholarships for young people to go to Bible camp.

Children's Country Preschool gifts can help provide tuition assistance.

Trust and Memorial Giving

General Trust and Memorial Fund This fund has been used for church maintenance and improvement projects, altar paraments and mission support.

Trust and Memorial Youth Scholarship Fund St. Paul's offers scholarships for summer camps and for college students. T & M Scholarship application.

St. Paul's Organ Maintenance Fund is used for the ongoing maintenance of our historic church organ.

Kottke Trust and Memorial Fund is an estate memorial.

Matthew Barthel Memorial Scholarship Fund is for college scholarships.