Here are some ideas for getting your Congregation involved in the Filled with the Spirit Campaign. Change and adapt for your unique circumstances. Consider how several idea can be combined to best meet the ministry needs of your congregation. What new and creative ideas to you have to engage your congregation in the Filled with the Spirit Campaign?

  • Pray for Camp Luther and its future.
  • Tithe a portion of your local church campaign proceeds to Filled with the Spirit.
  • Ask for gifts from 5-10 key donors as lead gifts for whole congregation participation.
  • Budget a monthly or annual commitment gift over a 3 or 5 year period.
  • Host a Camp Luther special event seeking commitment from individuals in your congregation.
  • Create a congregation challenge or match through an individual’s larger gift. Example: Donation of $25,000 for camp if congregation raises $25,000 = $50,000.
  • Create a "challenge gift" by assembly significant gifts from 3-4 individuals.
  • Utilize church's endowment or foundation to make annual gift/commitment to camp.
  • Conduct small group gathering events at church or in homes sharing the Campaign Case for Support and giving opportunities.
  • Budget a portion of your mission budget for Camp Luther.
  • Collect "loose plate offerings" or "door offering" for camp over a series of Sundays.
  • Conduct an annual fundraising drive for Camp Luther during one month of the year.
  • Direct “Fifth Sunday” offerings to the campaign.
  • Set a goal and conduct a congregation-wide campaign over a 2-4 week time seeking gifts and commitments to the campaign.
  • Support families and Camp Luther by developing your own scholarship fund.
  • Ask groups/circles within the congregation to support the Campaign.
  • Share information on giving to camp through IRA Charitable Rollovers for those 70.5 years and above.
  • Have an Every Kid to Camp recipient share their story, people will love to hear how it impacted their life.
  • Hold a Camp Luther Sunday.
  • Conduct an annual fundraising plan to sponsor children to come to Camp.
  • Designate a portion of Scrip money raised for Camp.
  • "Kicking for Camp" - St. Mark, Symco's fundraiser