Living & Giving Generously

Two passages come to mind when considering our giving:  "But seek ye first the kingdom of God and His righteousness" (Matt 6:33), and "Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also” (Luke 12:34). In the first, Jesus reminds us that God knows our need, and as we commit to placing the things of God ahead of our needs, we will find Him faithful to meet those needs.  In the second, Jesus points out that our heart actually follows our money!  Our interests and affections are confirmed by our financial choices. What a paradox!

Having a Kingdom focus requires action.  It calls us to re-prioritize our lives to increasingly align with our King's desires, including the area of our giving.  Ultimately, such action flows from His nature in us.  God gives, and those who are His find joy in expressing that nature back to Him in our living and giving. 

Is it easy?  Not always! There are many things vying for those resources.  But our giving needs to cost us something, or it isn't really a measure of our devotion for our King.  David demonstrated this when he refused to worship by giving that which cost him nothing (2 Samuel 24:18-25).

We're all invited to demonstrate our love for Christ in our giving, and in the process, storing up treasure in heaven, rather than on earth (Matt 6:19-20).  Please join us in the joy of Kingdom giving!  If you're ready now, click one of the two buttons below. If yo'd like to learn more about specific fund choices, a brief description follows below. 

 

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GENERAL FUND (Tithes & Offerings)

This fund supports the general ministry and administration of the church – and should be your primary giving focus. 

 

In scripture, the Lord establishes a "tithe" as a baseline for giving (10% of income). The Lord promises blessings upon those who faithfully follow this precept (Malachi 3:10).

 

Offerings over and above the tithe are also described in scripture as practiced by the people of God.  

             

BENEVOLENT FUND

 We all need a helping hand from time to time.  The Benevolent Fund provides help to those in our body who are struggling financially due to the press of life.

 

When we give in support of such as these, it touches the heart of God, who cares deeply for those in distress (see James 1:27).

              

BUILDING FUND

In 2014, the Lord moved on the hearts of leadership to restore and improve the facility He's entrusted to us.  Since the initial financial appeal, the Body has responded with generosity, and several key projects have been completed.   

 Our current goal is the renovation of our main sanctuary. This multi-year project will transform the sanctuary into a modern, versatile worship center.

We're excited about these changes, and their Kingdom impact, and hope you will join us in this journey. 

Here is a link to a graph showing money raised to date for Phase One of the new sanctuary.