Sunday Services: 9 & 10:30am at Five Points Washington

Giving

The Bible and Giving

2 Corinthians 8:1-7  The Grace of Giving

And now, brothers, we want you to know about the grace that God has given the Macedonian churches. Out of the most severe trial, their overflowing joy and their extreme poverty welled up in rich generosity. For I testify that they gave as much as they were able, and even beyond their ability. Entirely on their own, they urgently pleaded with us for the privilege of sharing in this service to the saints. And they did not do as we expected, but they gave themselves first to the Lord and then to us in keeping with God’s will. So we urged Titus, since he had earlier made a beginning, to bring also to completion this act of grace on your part. But just as you excel in everything—in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in complete earnestness and in your love for us— see that you also excel in this grace of giving.”

Principles for Giving:

My purpose in life is to glorify God.

I acknowledge that I own nothing.

I realize that how I use my resources is an indication of my spiritual health.

I spend as God’s steward.

I give as God’s steward.

From The Treasure Principle by Randy Alcorn

God owns everything. I’m His money manager. Heaven, not Earth is my home. I should live not for the dot but for the line. Giving is the only antidote to materialism. God prospers me not to raise my standard of living, but to raise my standard of giving.

 

 

Ways to Give

  • On Sunday: Place your gifts in an offering basket during the service. Be sure to include your name and address on the check or envelope, so that donation credit may be provided for tax purposes.

  • Electronically: Electronic giving allows for a specific dollar amount to be deducted from a checking or savings account. You can set up electronic givng either as a one-time donation or a recurring gift. Electronic givng is not only easy, it's also safe and secure. This option helps indivduals and families remain faithful in their giving even when they are out of town or unable to attend a Sunday service.  Access the authorization for automatic withdrawal of funds form here .

  • By mail: Mail your gift to the church office at 27265 Dutch Lane Washington, IL 61571.

  • Assets: Donate items such as stock or property.

    Contact Diane at (309) 508-1755 if you need assistance. 

    Note: Please make your name and address legible on your check in order to receive the appropriate documentation you need for tax purposes. 

     

     

     



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