Discernment on Giving Tuesday

Charitable giving is on the hearts and minds of many as we make decisions about how to give faithfully on Giving Tuesday and throughout the holiday season. But charitable giving is not only an important expression of our faith; it is also a significant part of our finances. And as with any other part of…

Giving Thanks This Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, Covenant Trust Company wants to thank all the people and ministries who make what we do worth doing. We are thankful for the Evangelical Covenant Church: for the leaders, and their faithfulness and commitment to the church as they discern what it looks like to love God with all our heart, soul, strength,…

IRA Charitable Rollover signed into law

On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed the PATH Act  of 2015  (Protecting Americans From Tax Hikes) that permanently extends the IRA charitable rollover opportunity. Each IRA owner age 70.5 and over may make a tax-free gift of up to $100,000 per year directly from their IRA to eligible/qualified charities, including colleges, universities, and independent…

Ann Wiesbrock and Paul Hawkinson interviewed for Covenant Companion

The latest issue of the Covenant Companion features an interview with Covenant Trust Company president Ann Wiesbrock and Paul Hawkinson, the Evangelical Covenant Church’s executive Director of Finance. Together, they discuss faith and finances; money as a taboo subject; socially responsible investing; charitable giving; and much more. You can watch a few highlights from the discussion above…