Ways to Give

Your participation in the life of Shepherds is welcome. Your investment in the Seminary, regardless of size, is important to the mission of training servant leaders for life and ministry through the church. A gift from you can come in many forms and in addition to supporting Shepherds and advancing the cause of Christ, may provide tax and estate benefit to you.


You can give now through our online form. Your time in giving to Shepherds will have long term impact for Christ and his church.

Checks/Money Order

Make checks payable to “Shepherds Seminary”

Mail your gift to:
Office of Advancement
Shepherds Theological Seminary
6051 Tryon Road
Cary, North Carolina 27518

Direct Deposit

You can give to Shepherds by an electronic draw from your checking or savings account. This can be done on a month to month basis or as a one-time gift. Simply secure the form, fill it out and send to us and we will take care of the rest.

Corporate Matching Gifts

You can double or triple the value of your gift by participating in a corporate matching program. Visit your company website, or request a form from your HR department. Complete the form and submit it to Shepherds Seminary along with your gift, we will do the rest.

Gift in Kind

Stocks, real property can be conveyed to Shepherds as a current gift or a planned gift. Through a gift like a home, farm, commercial property or other real property to Shepherds, you can avoid capital gains taxes and receive a charitable income tax deduction.

Planned Gift

Gifts like those above provide resources for Shepherds today, whereas deferred gifts, estate plans, bequests, wills, trusts, etc. ensure our future and make Shepherds a vital part of your Christian legacy. They can also help in minimizing your estate taxes. Legal help can be recommended by the office of Advancement at Shepherds.

Life Insurance

One of the easiest ways to provide for family, loved ones, and the Seminary is through life insurance. By simply including Shepherds Seminary as a beneficiary, you can ensure that a portion of the proceeds will go to the seminary.