St. Paul's Foundation

St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church Foundation was established in 1978.  Membership includes all confirmed members of St. Paul's.  A six-member Board of Directors is selected from the membership to carry out the responsibilities designated in the by-laws.  Each member is elected for a five-year term and may serve two consecutive terms.  A membership meeting is conducted annually following the congregational meeting.  Election of Directors occurs at this meeting.

2022 Foundation Members:

Randy Samuelson

Delores Morud

Bert Flynn

John Hesford

Joyce Nelson

Al Risberg

Elaine Scharpen

Margie Thoma



  • To encourage special gifts to the church in memorials or bequests.
  • To monitor the use of these gifts in keeping with the donor's request.
  • To assure the expenditures are in support of Christian outreach, not provided by the general fund.
  • To invest and monitor monies in a responsible and growth-oriented manner.

Share your gift as a Memorial or Perpetual Memorial


  • Principal amount may be Non-designated (allocated at the discretion of the Board of Directors), or Designated (allocated as requested by the donor for building improvements, education, music, youth needs and/or active congregational group).

Perpetual or Living Memorial
Principle amount is invested and interest may be allocated to:

  • General Fund: supporting special projects of the congregation and the community
  • Education Fund: supporting special educational projects of the congregation and the community
  • Scholarship Fund: increasing the fund established in memory of Walter and Verneal Krie, and awarded to an eligible high school graduate for continuing education.

To make a contribution, click HERE for a printable form. Send completed form and gift to:

St. Paul's Lutheran Church
320 West Avenues
Red Wing, MN 55066

If you have questions, concerns or requests, please contact the church office at 388-7106.

To request funds from the Foundation, please click on the link below, complete form, and mail back to St. Paul's Church.  Thank you!

Request for Funds Form


(Scholarship form link is on St. Paul's home page!)