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Giving/Tithing New

The congregation is encouraged to live in a "spirit of generosity".  God loves a cheerful giver (II Corinthians 9:7).  

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“A generous person will be enriched….” (Proverbs 11:25)

Ways to give:

Drop your offering in the baskets during worship.
Mail your offering to the church office.
Use Simply Giving to set up automatic withdrawals from your checking account.


Simply Giving - A Simple & Convenient way to Give

Consider signing up for electronic giving. St. Paul’s relies on the financial support of the congregation and electronic giving offers an easy way to give on a recurring basis. Please contact the church office for details.
Thank You!

Envelope Offerings

Every month each member family receives a packet of offering envelopes from the church. The envelopes are designated for the following funds:

General Fund offerings are for the general operating expenses of the church needed to support our programs, maintain our facilities and pay our staff at St. Paul's.
Funding God’s Mission
 offerings are used as additional principal payments on our mortgage debt. 
Mortgage Fund offerings are used to pay the church mortgage on our education wing.
Mission
offerings go to missions selected by the Church Council. 
Advent, Lent, Holy Week, and Thanksgiving
 or any other special offerings will go toward the general operating expenses unless designated by the Church Council. 


Designated Giving


Haiti Mission offerings are used to support Pastor Widelson's orphanage and school in Haiti.
Hanover Area Food Shelf gifts should be made out directly to the Hanover Area Food Shelf.
Camp Onamia offerings are used as scholarships for young people to go to  Bible camp.
Children's Country Preschool gifts can help provide tuition assistance.


Trust and Memorial Giving


General Trust and Memorial Fund   This fund has been used fir church maintenance and improvement projects, altar paraments and mission support.
Trust and Memorial Youth Scholarship Fund  St. Paul's offers scholarships for summer camps and for college students. Link on how to apply.
St. Paul's Organ Maintenance Fund is used for the ongoing maintenance of our historic church organ.
Kottke Trust and Memorial Fund is an estate memorial.
Matthew Barthel Memorial Scholarship Fund is for college scholarships.



Time and Talent

Stewardship committee members are needed each Fall to help Pastor teach us about giving.

Person to share a testimonial about giving.


Contact

For offering envelopes contact Helen at 763 498-8311.