Thrivent Financial is a faith-based, not-for-profit membership organization nearly 2.5 million members strong that has a member focus and commitment to helping others. Sheridan benefits from this help through programs like Thrivent Choice Dollars and Action Teams.
Ways Thrivent Financial Member-Owners Can Help Sheridan Lutheran Church
Direct Your Thrivent Choice Dollars
Thrivent member-owners can show their support for Sheridan Lutheran Church by designating their choice dollars to our ministry. Eligible members are designated Choice Dollars, based on insurance premiums, contract values and Thrivent Financial volunteer leadership. Choice Dollars can be directed to thousands of nonprofit organizations nationwide, including Sheridan Lutheran.
A few fun facts:
- Over ½ of Thrivent members fail to designate their Choice Dollars
- Choice dollars range from $25 to $2,500 for eligible members
- Thrivent representatives have noted that nearly $75,000 of the local Thrivent Choice dollars in the remaining 2021 fiscal year are undesignated
- You may have Choice Dollars that you haven’t distributed yet!
- You can easily designate your Choice dollars to Sheridan by following the simple instructions below. It’s the easiest way you can make a huge difference in our ministry!
The Thrivent Choice Dollars designated to Sheridan are dispersed through a committee to the various needs of the church. You can view the most recent year’s Thrivent Choice Dollars on the chart below.
If you would like to designate your funds to a specific ministry or project within Sheridan, please notify the church office after naming Sheridan as the recipient. To designate your Choice Dollars to Sheridan Lutheran Church, visit the Thrivent website or call the toll-free number. If you have questions about the program or how to designate your funds, please call the toll-free number or your Thrivent Financial representative.
On the Internet
- Go to the Thrivent website and sign in with your username and password or register for an account in the upper right-hand corner of the page.
- Once you have registered and signed in, select the “Direct Choice Dollars” button for Thrivent Choice on the right-hand side.
- In the middle of the next page, type in “Sheridan Lutheran Church” in the “Organization Name” box (nothing in “City”) and click search.
- Next to our camp name, you will see our click the “Direct Now” button. You will be able to assign all or part of your choice dollars to us.
- Click the “submit button” and your Thrivent Choice Dollars will be sent to our ministry.
- Quarterly you will need to go back in and re-designate your Thrivent Choice dollars. We can remind you! Contact us for more details.
Over the Phone
- Call 800-847-4836.
- Follow the prompts that are given.
- You will be asked for the last four digits of your Social Security number, then you will be sent through an automated operator system.
- Our church is listed as “Sheridan Lutheran Church.”
Start a Thrivent Action Team
Make a positive change; apply to lead a Thrivent Action Team at Sheridan or around Lincoln. If you’re a benefit member of Thrivent Financial, you can apply to lead a volunteer team in a one-time:
- Service activity
- Educational event
Thrivent will help you get started.
Bring a team together—family, friends, community members—to make an immediate impact.
Thrivent will help you get started with: Resources to help you plan the event. Promotional items, including Thrivent shirts. Community Impact Card with $250 of seed money. Learn more and apply online. Each Thrivent benefit member is eligible for two Action Teams each year.