Ascension Endowment Fund

The purpose of the Ascension Endowment fund is to enhance the ministries, missions, and  physical premises of Ascension apart from the annual budget. – Available funds: Based on 5% of Dec. 3, 2016 balance ($52,758 x 5% = $2,638) divided by 3 = $879. Rounded to $900 for each of the three following areas:

Mission Outreach – Tanzania fund to help with expenses of planned 2018 mission trip.

Ministries – Youth Ministry; $700 to fund two scholarships for the JOLT trip; remaining $200 to defray trip costs.

Facilities – Sound system upgrades for sanctuary.

Endowment Fund Request Form

Approximately $900 of funding is available for each of the three categories in 2017. We are now welcoming funding requests for next year, which must be turned in by March 31, 2018. You can discuss your request with the pastors or a member of the Endowment Committee: Ric Simon (ricsimon@yahoo.com), Rick James (rickjamesuw72@gmail.com), and Jim Hahn (jwhahn@milwpc.com).

Please prayerfully consider making a legacy gift to the Ascension Endowment Fund through one of the methods below to ensure that the Ascension ministries and missions you have supported during your lifetime will continue to thrive when you are in your heavenly home.

Life Insurance – By naming the Endowment Fund as a beneficiary, you can practice Christian stewardship with a substantial gift at death by means of small contributions during your life.

Individual Retirement Accounts – As with life insurance, by naming the Endowment Fund as a beneficiary, you can practice Christian stewardship with a substantial gift at death and also eliminate the taxes paid at distribution of the funds.

Will Bequest – When preparing or revising your will, you can make provisions for the Endowment Fund in several ways with complete confidentiality.

Appreciated Investments – Giving appreciated assets such as stocks and real estate starts generating income immediately plus it can reduce your taxes.