Directing Thrivent Choice Dollars

If you are a Thrivent Member, you have a voice in directing where Thrivent sends it's "Choice Dollars". There are many organizations to choose from on Thrivent's List of Charitable Organizations. Since 2010 more than $330 million have been given to charitable organizations.

If you have not already directed your "Choice Dollars" please consider St. Paul's. We are listed as "St. Paul" (without the "s") and our zip code is 20759. You can always call 800-847-4836 and when prompted, say “Thrivent Choice.”

Time to donate 2023 dollars. Generally, Choice Dollars may be directed from opening day until March 31st of the next calendar year.

If you need assistance, please call the church office 301-725-0241 or email to leave a message for John Bell our Financial Secretary. 

Directing Choice Dollars is Easy

Just click the image to the left  or (here) and you will be taken to a page on Thrivent's site which explains the process.

You will need your Thrivent Login ID and password to complete the transaction. The steps are also outlined below.

The deadline is March 31st of the current calendar year to direct the past calendar year's dollars.

Now is the time to direct 2020 Thrivent Choice Dollars.

Steps to Donate

1. Click here to visit or image to above

2. In the Direct Choice Dollars section on the right, click “Get started now.”

3. Log in by entering your user ID and password assigned to you by Thrivent. (If you haven’t yet registered on, click “Register for account access.”)

4. Find the number of Choice Dollars available to direct.

5. Locate the organization to which you want to direct Choice Dollars: a. To direct to a previous organization: Click “Direct Now” next to the organization’s name, or Click on the “View activity history” link, scroll down and click on the name of the desired organization. b. To direct to a new organization, enter keyword(s) like organization name St. Paul Lutheran (without the "s"), ZIP code 20759, etc. Click “Search.”

6. Choose “Direct All” or enter a specific number and click “Direct Now.” Follow the prompts on the confirmation page to direct Choice Dollars.


By Phone: 1. Call 800-847-4836 and when prompted, say “Thrivent Choice.”

2. Press 1 to direct Choice Dollars or 2 to hear Thrivent Choice® program Terms and Conditions. (If prompted, say or enter your phone number and date of birth.)

3. A representative will work with you to direct Choice Dollars.

You have the power to recommend where Thrivent Financial gives back!

The Thrivent Choice® charitable grant program engages Thrivent members and Thrivent Member Networks in providing grants that support charitable activities, furthering Thrivent’s mission and its purposes under state law. All grant decisions, including grant recipients and amounts, are made at the sole discretion of Thrivent. Directing Choice Dollars® is subject to the program’s Terms and Conditions available at Appleton, Wisconsin • Minneapolis, Minnesota • 800-847-4836