Ways to Give
Checks are to be made payable to Moravian Theological Seminary and sent to:
Moravian Theological Seminary
1200 Main Street
Bethlehem, PA 18018-9980
Please do not send cash through the mail.
Go to Moravian Theological Seminary's secure online giving form and select the fund you'd like to support. Moravian Theological Seminary uses a third party vendor to secure your online gift.
A credit card is necessary.
By phone: Gifts, pledges, and payments may be made by phone, at 1-800-429-9437, with Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.
Create a recurring credit card gift: This convenient way to support Moravian Theological Seminary allows your gift to be spread out over multiple months, and is a perfect way to increase the amount of your total support to the Seminary. Please email Lisa Brand or call 800-429-9437 to set one up or print out the form here, and mail it to the Advancement office.
EFT (Electronic Transfers)
You can have money transferred from your bank account to Moravian Theological Seminary by calling Lisa Brand at 800-429-9437 or print out the form here, and mail it to the Development office.
If you have questions about EFTs, contact Rev. Dr. Chris Nelson, Director of Seminary Advancement.
Gifts of Stock or Property
If you have owned securities or property for more than 12 months that have appreciated in value during that time, you would incur a capital gains tax by selling it. However, if you give that stock or property to Moravian Theological Seminary as a gift, you avoid the capital gains tax and can also claim an income tax deduction for the full fair market value of the gift up to an amount equal to 30 percent of your adjusted gross income. Any unused deduction may be carried forward for up to five years.
Shares of publicly traded companies and mutual funds may be transferred electronically to Moravian Theological Seminary.
Securities Transfer Instructions
Moravian Theological Seminary is pleased to accept gifts of marketable securities. In order to electronically transfer shares to Moravian Theological Seminary, please follow these instructions:
Instruct your broker (in writing) to transfer the specific number of shares of a particular stock to Moravian College and Theological Seminary's account at Merrill Lynch.
- Include the following specific wording:
Moravian College maintains an account with:
Attn: Kathleen A. DeLong
Moravian College Account #838-04B89
- Send or fax a copy of this letter of instruction to:
Moravian College Development Office
1200 Main Street
Bethlehem, PA 18018 Phone # 610-861-1338
FAX # 610-625-7907
You are entitled to a charitable income tax deduction for the full market value of the securities. This value is based on the average of the high and low price on the date of transfer. You will receive an acknowledgement letter from Moravian Theological Seminary for the value of your gift.