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February 2018

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2017 Choice Dollars® Expire on March 31, 2018

Make a difference in your church by encouraging eligible Thrivent members to direct Choice Dollars before they expire. Motivate members by hanging posters, putting a notice in your church bulletin, or asking your pastor to make an announcement. Thrivent provides a variety of tools and resources including bulletin text you can use to help get creative in spreading the word!

Don't wait to direct

Good Friday is on March 30th and March 31st falls on Saturday. As a result, the corporate office is closed on both of these days. To ensure that Choice Dollars directions get processed before the deadline, encourage members not to wait. Direct Choice Dollars now!

Remind members of the two easy options for directing Choice Dollars:

  • Online at
  • Phone: 800-847-4836 and say "Thrivent Choice" at the prompt. The Member Connection Center is open until 6 p.m. Central time, Monday – Friday.


Please contact a representative from the Member Connection Center at 800-847-4836 and say "Thrivent Choice" or email For faster service, have your member ID or contract number available.

For more information on the Thrivent Choice® program, please visit

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 available at

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