First Lutheran Church

Bellefontaine, OH

"God's Work, Our Hands As We Keep Christ First"


“Keeping Christ First by being good stewards of the gifts God has given to us.”
New Life Charitable Foundation provides an opportunity for individuals and families to make charitable contributions and be confident that these gifts will be invested prudently for generations to come. A gift to New Life Charitable Foundation is a gift to the future. Gifts will be invested prudently so that they will benefit future generations. Only the interest will be used to provide funding for projects which will benefit many. What will New Life fund in the future? You hold the key. The gifts donated today will help to make exciting things possible.

History of New Life Charitable Foundation:

Since New Life Charitable Foundation was established in 1971, many ministries have happened thanks to the contributions from people just like you. Children have learned about God’s love at Vacation Bible School while young adults have grown in their faith attending national youth gatherings. Women of the church have experienced spiritual growth while attending conventions across the country thanks to generous backing from New Life. Mission teams from First Lutheran Church have helped victims of natural disasters both locally and nationally. New Life grants have supported music ministry programs particularly handbells, organ recitals and special concerts. Some of the other church programs receiving New Life grants include Dial-A-Prayer, the church library and Walk Through the Bible. This is just the beginning of ministries that would not have been possible without your generous contributions to New Life Charitable Foundation.


Questions and Answers:

How does New Life manage the funds that are donated?

New Life provides prudent management of all gifts. The only dollars available for grants will be the interest income beyond the actual principal. The principal is kept intact, unless otherwise specifically designated by the donor.

Who are the members of New Life Charitable Foundation?

The members of New Life Charitable Foundation consist of the Congregational Council of First Lutheran Church, the Pastor, and the New Life Board of Trustees.

How do the funds donated to New Life Charitable Foundation help First Lutheran Church?
Grant requests are presented to the Board of Trustees. It is the official policy of New Life Charitable Foundation to not grant funding for ministries that are part of the normal operating expense of First Lutheran Church. New Life’s purpose is to provide funding for additional ministries above and beyond regular programing.
New Life Charitable Foundation is a 501(c)3 corporation whose offices are located at First Lutheran Church, Bellefontaine, Ohio.

New Life Charitable Foundation
208 West Sandusky Avenue
Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311
(937) 592-7699