Our giving at Bethany is shaped by four foundational convictions demonstrated in the lives of the 1st-century believers in Corinth and Macedonia (1 Cor. 16 and 2 Cor. 8). Following their pattern, we believe we are called to give Systematically, Sacrificially, Proportionately, and Cheerfully.
Ways To Give
There are several ways you can give to support Bethany. You can give during our Sunday Morning Worship Gathering, online, through our mobile app, or by text.
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There are 2 ways to access online giving. Click the “Give now” button on this page above or from the Church Center app on your mobile phone.
No, you can give as a “guest” but if you want to view/track your giving online or print end of year tax statements, you’ll want to create an account.
Yes. In fact, automatic giving is a helpful tool you can use to help you give more consistently throughout the year.
Yes. Our online giving is provided by Planning Center Online partnered with Stripe. Planning Center Online is our church management software and serves as the portal to Stripe, which handles the payment processing and your banking information. Your banking information is kept private and is not seen or stored by anyone at Bethany.
Normally no. The church treasurer and IT administrator are able to view giving amounts but this is not part of the normal bookkeeping process unless there’s been an error or you need help with a donation.
No. At this time, the fees to process credit transaction are cost-prohibitive. Instead, we offer giving via ACH Bank Transfer or Debit Card.
We’re only charged $0.25 for each ACH bank transaction no matter how big. Debit card transactions are 2.15% + $0.30 per transaction.
If you give online or use our numbered envelope system, you will recieve an end-of-year statement that includes all of your itemized gifts/tithes.