The purpose of the St. Paul's Lutheran School Fund is to raise funds to ensure the school's mission is fulfilled. Your gift to the School Fund provides tuition assistance, technology, textbooks, and all those things needed for our children's education. Thank you in advance for joining the hundreds of friends of St. Paul's Lutheran School who offer their prayers and financial support so we can carry out our mission.
Upcoming Opportunities to Support the School Fund
- German Dinner
St. Paul's will showcase its German roots by serving a traditional German meal during Waverly's Oktoberfest. Chef Martin Vollmer, who ran a German restaurant in Waverly for many years, will mentor our cooks. Serving will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, in the Parish Hall. This is a fundraiser for the St. Paul's School Fund.
The menu includes sauerbraten, chicken in wine sauce, red cabbage, spaetzle, hot German potato salad, tossed salad, and dessert tortes. Purchase your ticket in the church or school office, or register online at https://www.stpaulswaverly.org/register/. Tickets purchased online will need to be picked up in the church our school office.
Continuous Opportunities to Support the School Fund
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You will see eligible products marked "Eligible for AmazonSmile donation" of their product pages. Shop Smile.Amazon.com to support St. Paul's Lutheran School today.
Box Top labels are now changing to become digital only. Participating brands are starting to change their packaging from a traditional Box Tops clip to the new Box Top label. If you are a smart phone user please download the Box Tops app. This allows you to simply scan your receipt and get St. Paul's Lutheran School money directly. No need to clip coupons anymore!
St. Paul's Lutheran Church & School is continuing to collect Hy-Vee receipts. Please drop off all your Waverly Hy-Vee receipts to the church or school office. St. Paul's will receive a percentage of each receipt turned it.
St. Paul’s purchases gift cards (Scrip) at a discount and sells the cards at face value. The difference goes to the School Fund. The discount can range from two to 15 percent. By purchasing gas, groceries, clothes, gifts and other items with scrip, St. Paul’s friends and families contribute to the school — without spending a cent more.
On average, the School Fund brings in roughly $6,000 per year through Scrip. Our goal is to increase this number through raising awareness about the Scrip Program. The more people who use Scrip, the more money our School Fund generates!
St. Paul's keeps high demand Scrip cards on hand (i.e. Kwik Star, Walmart, Fareway, HyVee, etc.) so you are can purchase them when you need them. Scrip can be purchased using cash or check and is available in the church and school office Monday through Friday during regular business hours. It is also available at the welcome desk in the narthex on Sundays from 9:45-11 a.m.
Download the Scrip Brochure to learn more or to view Scrip cards available.
Use Simply Giving to make one-time gifts. The process is a fast, convenient, and secure way for you to give. You will need your bank's routing and account numbers (from the bottom of a check).
If this is your first time using the Simply Giving system, we recommend that you create a profile. A profile is not required, but it stores your information so you don't need to re-enter it with each gift. It also helps you track your gifts.
Generosity is important to Thrivent and its members. Thrivent Choice® provides a platform for members to have a financial impact on the causes and nonprofits they care about. More than 40,000 churches and nonprofits are enrolled in the program, and it keeps growing!
Eligible members can direct their Choice Dollars® to St. Paul's Lutheran School. Members become eligible for Thrivent Choice based on insurance premiums, contract values and Thrivent volunteer leadership.
School Fund Committee
Chair: Linda Moeller
Eliza Boots, Adam Folkerts, Mary Graeser,
Kris Meyer, Ryan Rasmussen, Ael Suhr