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Thank you for your support of the mission and vision of the Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast Synod. With your help we can do God’s work with our hands.
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Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast Synod
12941 I-45 North Freeway, Suite 210
Houston, TX 77060

Give by Text

Simply send a text to 281.738.2165 with the amount you would like to contribute. Make sure to include the dollar sign ($) before the amount. Example: $25.

Within a few minutes, you’ll be sent a text with a link to register. Click on that link and enter your cardholder name and credit/debit card information.

Once your registration is complete, you will receive a text verification and a receipt via email. For future giving, simply send a text with the amount you wish to give, and it will process automatically.

Giving Opportunities

Undesignated Giving

Support the ministries and new mission starts of the Gulf Coast Synod and beyond.

Designated Giving

  • Bishop’s Discretionary – Support emergencies, leaders in crisis, congregations in needed, or other unforeseen expenses.
  • Campus Ministry – We are currently supporting campus ministries in Houston, Brazos Valley, and Louisiana.
    • Please note in the memo line which campus you would like support.
  • Companion Synods
    • Central African Republic – We are committed to leadership development in partnership with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Central African Republic (EEL-RCA). The church is growing faster in Africa than anywhere else in the world, yet its resources are limited.
    • Peru – The Peruvian Evangelical Lutheran Church (ILEP) does not shy away from announcing God’s word and denouncing injustice when and where needed. ILEP responds prophetically to the many injustices that impact impoverished, mostly forgotten Peruvians.
  • Disaster – Help us prepare and respond to natural disasters within our synod.
  • ELCA World Hunger – Our synod is embarking on a journey to raise $500,000 by the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.
  • LEAD – Through our last strategic planning, the synod gave birth to this leadership organization that equips leaders and churches with coaches, immersions, and resources.
  • Live On (Endowment Fund) – This is a mission outreach fund for use within our synod. Income earned on the permanent investment is granted in May and November to those who apply and qualify for grants.
  • Lutherhill – Our summer camp and year-round retreat center is a great place for youth and adults to explore God’s world and word.
  • Missionaries – ELCA missionaries need your prayers, support, and gifts to help them success in their world worldwide.
  • New Missions – We are committed to investing in new, pioneering, and reproducing missions, congregations, and spiritual communities.

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