Product and Service Discounts

Group Purchasing Agreement

The Group Purchasing Agreement is a stewardship program offered to Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod churches, schools and affiliated organizations. When contacting a GPA partner, mention your LCMS affiliation to receive information about special pricing and benefits.


4imprint

4imprint offers thousands of products — including clothing, signage, stationery and awards — to promote your church, school or organization. LCMS affiliates are eligible for a 10 percent discount through the Group Purchasing Agreement.

  • More about 4imprint
  • LCMS members may use the discount code TLC10 for online orders, or mention the code when calling 888-963-5766 for phone orders.

    4imprint offers:

    • Lowest prices or double the difference back
    • On-time shipment or your order is free
    • 100 percent satisfaction guaranteed
    • Free samples and free art

 

Contact: Customer Service

Email: 4care@4imprint.com

Phone: 888-963-5766

Fax: 800-355-5043

Web: 4imprint.com/tlc

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Color Art / Steelcase

Color Art / Steelcase is the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of office furnishings, and the company is committed to providing high-performance work environments to help people work more effectively.

  • More about Color Art / Steelcase
  • Color Art / Steelcase offers interior architectural products that can make the workplace more energizing and more cost-effective. The company’s technologically sophisticated portfolio includes furniture and work tools.

    Color Art is the designated LCMS Steelcase representative. Mention your LCMS affiliation for pricing.

 

Contact: Randy Paul, Account Manager

Email: rpaul@color-art.com

Phone: 314-432-2340, Ext. 232

Fax: 314-993-2752

Web: color-art.com

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Kansas City Audio-Visual

For more than 60 years, Kansas City Audio-Visual has served the education and religious markets with cost-effective solutions to enhance presentations, meetings and worship. Free consultations are available through the LCMS Group Purchasing Agreement, and KCAC finds solutions for specific needs.

  • More about Kansas City Audio-Visual
  • KCAV represents leading manufacturers of audio-visual, projection and instructional technology solutions, and it specializes in portable and installed computer/video systems along with a full range of audio equipment.

    In addition to selling equipment, KCAV services include rental; meeting room and sanctuary design; installation and support; and service and repair.

 

Contact: Tracy Walden

Email: twalden@kcav.com

Phone: 800-798-5228

Fax: 816-333-2152

Web: kcav.com

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Office Depot / Office Max: Business Services

LCMS congregations and schools may receive discounted products and services from the Office Depot/Max Business Services Division. Designated schools can also receive 5 percent in credits when anyone purchases qualifying school supplies. Free next-day delivery is provided in many areas.

  • More about Office Depot/Max Business Services
  • Register online, by mail or by fax for an Office Depot/Max account:

    A purchasing card and a password will be issued to account holders, and discounts are available for online and in-store purchases.

    Prices on the Office Depot/Max website don't reflect the LCMS discount. Visit business.officedepot.com and log in to view LCMS pricing.

 

Contact: Todd Hinderliter, Account Manager II

Email: todd.hinderliter@officedepot.com

Phone: 800-613-4624, Ext. 5014

Fax: 636-230-8497

Web: business.officedepot.com

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Office Depot / Office Max: Commercial Furniture

Office Depot / Office Max Commercial Furniture offers free design and product consultations to LCMS Group Purchasing Agreement members. Office Depot / Max can help upgrade or remodel churches, classrooms, offices and facilities.

  • More about Office Max / Office Depot Commercial Furniture
  • Office Max / Office Depot offers:

    • Free design and workplace consultation — The consultation includes a needs analysis and workplace inventory, a 3-D layout within the space selected, list of materials needed to furnish the area, and fabrics, finishes and color selections.
    • Value-based furniture solutions — Products from more than 200 quality vendors are typically 15 to 20 percent below prices of the traditional major furniture manufacturer.
    • Furniture programs — Office systems, desks, seating and filing systems; church furnishings and pews; higher education and K-12 school furniture; ergonomic products; rental furniture; move management; and delivery and installation.

 

Contact: Jim Stealey, Major Accounts Manager

Email: james.stealey@officedepot.com

Phone: 314-359-1878

Fax: 561-438-8663

Web: business.officedepot.com/furniturecatalog

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Protect My Ministry

Protect My Ministry is an employment and volunteer background screening company established to assist churches, schools and other faith-based organizations in implementing and maintaining a thorough background screening process.

  • More about Protect My Ministry
  • After reviewing several background screening companies, the LCMS selected Protect My Ministry as a recommended provider for background screening services.

    Protect My Ministry can help:

    • Select the right people for ministry
    • Prevent new or further child abuse
    • Avoid potential legal risks
    • Minimize your financial liability

 

Contact: Ryan Carter, Service Representative

Email: rcarter@protectmyministry.com

Phone: 800-319-5581, Ext. 228

Fax: 800-319-5582

Web: protectmyministry.com/lcms

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Ricoh USA

For every phase of the document lifecycle — from input to archive — Ricoh USA offers a broad portfolio of products and services to enhance efficiency. Ricoh uses a consultative approach — first understanding customer needs; applying the appropriate hardware, software and services; and implementing a streamlined document workflow.

Contact: Mark Henningsen

Email: mark.henningsen@ricoh-usa.com

Phone: 615-807-7044

Fax: 615-483-4444

Web: ricoh-usa.com

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Disclaimer

The Group Purchasing Agreement is a stewardship program offered to all Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod churches, schools and affiliated organizations. Prices, offerings and vendors are subject to change. Neither the LCMS nor the GPA is responsible for problems that may result from the purchase, lease or use of program vendors.

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