The Desert Hills Lutheran Church Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, was established in 2004. The intent of the corporation is to distribute the net income annually on a one-year lagging basis. The Bylaws state that there shall be no distribution of principal. The distributions of the corporation may be designated, but not limited, to the following purposes: local missions, outreach, evangelism, scholarships, ministry to youth, ministry to the aged, promotion of worship services, provide for growth, and support to the pastoral team.

The Foundation may be designated as a beneficiary in your will, trust, life insurance policy, pension and profit-sharing plan, and other estate instruments.

Foundation Board members are Judy Gunson, John Bentley, Richard Borstad, Tom Fahey, John Haugo, Arlene Miller, Ralph Swenson, Barb Quigley, Ed Wismeyer, Pastor Martin Overson, David Thatcher (Administrator), Don Duensing (Emeritus).

Information about WAYS TO GIVE to the Desert Hills Lutheran Church Foundation may be obtained by visiting the web site of the ELCA Foundation. We encourage you to visit with your legal counsel and financial adviser as you prepare to make these gifts. For further information about the Desert Hills Lutheran Church Foundation you may contact any member of the Board, Rev. Dr. Martin Overson, Senior Pastor, or David Thatcher, Administrator.

To contact Greg Shepherd, DHLC's Gift Planner, e-mail him at gregory.shepherd@elca.org or call him at 909-910-6823.  Greg is available to visit with you in person, or by telephone, without cost to you or our congregation.