There are a number of ways you may contribute to Salem Lutheran Church and School.

Text to Donate  Now, in a matter of seconds, you may make your weekly offering or respond to a special appeal.  No login or account setup is required and easy debit/credit card registration is available through your smartphone.  Simply text an amount (no dollar sign needed) to 314-441-7143 and follow the prompts to make your donation.

-Financial gifts may also be given by check and credit card (Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) and automated electronic contributions.

-Salem Lutheran Church offers credit card contributions through VANCO. Please click on the link below to register and donate on a secured website. You can contribute one time, or set up a recurring contribution with your credit card. The processing fees are charged to Salem Lutheran Church, or you may elect to offset this expense when you contribute.

Register and Donate

We also offer automated electronic contributions from a checking or savings account. You can set up recurrent contributions on a schedule provided. Please complete the form below and return it to the church office or submit via an email to our Finance Coordinator, Terry Rooney at There are no processing fees charged to Salem Lutheran Church with this option.

Download Authorization Form

All electronic contributions are directly received at Salem Lutheran Church.

-Thrivent Financial also offers a way of making contributions to Salem Lutheran Church and School.  If you are a member of Thrivent you may designate funds be donated to Salem through this Lutheran financial company.  If you have questions on any of these methods please contact Financial Coordinator Terry Rooney at 314 352-4454.

“Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.  Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” 2 Corinthians 9: 6-7