How Gifts Are Used (Used)

It is important for District and congregations to demonstrate a priority for funding the mission and ministry work we do together. Southern District is a leader in LCMS mission by investing in leaders, youth and congregations. The District provides for a regional Pastoral Leadership Institute (PLI) Foundations Learning Community, outreach workshops, mission coaching, and mission networking. The District partners with Synod to support our overall mission and ministry.

Mission Projects and Congregational Networking: 21.3%
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Schools, Youth and Development: 12.7%
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Synod Partnership: 7.6%
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Southern District

2018 Budget Expenses – $1,182,101

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The annual budget is posted on the Southern District website. Mission and ministry updates are published regularly in CrossPoints.

Our Stewardship of His Resources
District Mission Projects/Schools,Youth & Development/Synod Partnership Trends

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2016
Total Budget $670,278
Budgeted through 5/31/2018 $279,009
Actual through 5/31/2018 $209,652
2017
Total Budget $604,618
Budgeted through 5/31/2018 $251,923
Actual through 5/31/2018 $187,789
2018
Total Budget $506,261
Budgeted through 5/31/2018 $204,692
Actual through 5/31/2018 $206,013

  • Expense
  • 81101 – Missions/New Work
  • 81100 – Missions
  • 81300 – Congregational Networking
  • 81400 – Schools
  • 81500 – Youth
  • 81600 – Stewardship
  • 81700 – Student Aid/Recruitment
  • 81800 – Development
  • 81900 – Lutheran Witness
  • 82000 – Spirit of Southern
  • 82100 – Ecclesiastical Supervision
  • 82308 – Board and Committees
  • 82400 – General
  • 82500 – Building/Grounds
  • 82600 – General Services
  • 82700 – Allocations
  • 82900 – District Convention
  • TOTAL EXPENSES
  • Amount
  • $15,000.00
  • $97,600.00
  • $138,825.00
  • $80,921.00
  • $13,100.00
  • $8,000.00
  • $1,200.00
  • $55,615.00
  • $11,000.00
  • $27,427.00
  • $174,708.00
  • $23,200.00
  • $267,505.00
  • $58,600.00
  • $52,200.00
  • $105,200.00
  • $52,000.00
  • $1,182,101.00