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Your Estate Plan

 Plan to partner with God to manage the gifts of resources God has given you!

Your Estate Plan protects your family, provides for those you love, and advances the kingdom of God. Estate documents allow biblical principles of life management to continue beyond your life.


plan for the FUture  // Types of Estate Documents

The Planned Giving & Trust Services Department can assist you in preparing the following documents in part or as a package comprising your overall Estate Plan. This service is extended to all Seventh-day Adventist church members 18 years of age and above without cost to the individual or family with the provision that there is Charitable Intent toward the Adventist Church, its ministries and mission in the final remainder distribution.

  • Last Will and Testament // 6 Reasons Why You Might Want a Living Trust
  • Revocable Family Trust
  • Durable Power of Attorney
  • Power of Attorney for Health Care
  • Community Property Agreement
  • Health Care Directive  (Living Will)
Trust officers may be named, on behalf of the member, to fulfill certain fiduciary responsibilities as designated in the estate plan documents, such as; a “Personal Representative,” or “Executor” of their will, “Trustee” or  “Successor Trustee” of their trust. They can also be designated as their “Power of Attorney” for financial matters when a  member is unable to perform those duties while living due to physical or mental impairment, or in situations where there is not suitable family support.

Plan to Give // Types of Planned Gifts
Planned Giving for the donor may encompass Bequests of Cash, Insurance, Stock and or Real Estate; and Life Income Plans that offer life time income benefits, significant tax deductions and the heart felt satisfaction knowing that a portion of the donor’s estate is guaranteed to support the expression of their core spiritual values in sustaining the ministry and mission of their faith.

What to Give + How to Give
  • A Bequest – through beneficiary designations for IRA, Life Insurance, final distribution in Will or Trust
  • A Charitable Gift Annuity
  • A Deferred Charitable Gift Annuity
  • A Charitable Remainder Trust
  • A Life/Life Occupancy Estate

Which is better A Will or Trust—Glen & Marybeth Gessele on Vimeo.

Charitable Remainder Trust—Meet Roberta Hutchison on Vimeo.

The DeHaan Giving Story Turns Cows into an Endowment, Youth Camp & Major Gifts on Vimeo.

Why We Like Charitable Gift Annuities—Glen and Marybeth Gessele on Vimeo.

Plan to Be Generous // Resources

May the work of your labor and love follow you!
Revelation 14:13

Plan to Manage // Contact Information
Have specific questions about Planned Giving & Estate Planning? Contact Washington Conference Planned Giving & Trust Services to learn how you can plan to manage your estate.
  • By mail: 32229 Weyerhaeuser Way S, Federal Way, WA 98001
  • By email: wcwilltrust@wc.npuc.org
  • By phone: 253-681-6008
  • By fax: 253-681-6009
  • By website: www.wcwilltrust.org

Your Planned Giving representatives are Peter Rampton, Rita Gruesbeck, and Carol Craig. Call Planned Giving at (253) 681-6008!


At Your Service // How may we help you?
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