Giving to Allen Memorial UMC
"God loves a cheerful giver" (2 Corinthians 9:7b)
Giving in the church is about more than raising money for the church budget. A commitment to financial stewardship is a way for all of us to recognize that everything we have is a gift from God. When you give to the church, you are giving to help with the programs and ministries of Allen Memorial, but you are also giving to ministries that stretch throughout world.
Ways to Give
Give Online - Anytime
To give online by credit card or check please follow these steps.
Click the Give Online link above. You will be redirected to a secure giving site power by Vanco.
Please enter the amount you wish to give.
Select whether you want this to be a one time, weekly, bi-weekly, monthly donation.
You do not have to register and create a profile to give online. However, creating a profile will make the process quicker in the future and allow for you to make changes if and when you wish.
After you fill in the necessary information click Continue and you will be directed to a page where you can enter your credit card information to process the donation
If you prefer to have the church office set up your online gift please fill out the online authorization form and come by the church office.
Thank you for giving to the ministry at Allen Memorial UMC!
Cash and Check on Sunday Mornings
Donations of cash and checks are the most common form of giving to the church. Checks should be made out to Allen Memorial UMC or AMUMC. If you plan to give cash and would like credit for your giving please contact the church office to obtain giving envelopes. Giving envelopes are also available to all visitors and members who use them to help in their giving.
Direct Deposit/Direct Check
Most banks today have online bill pay for their customers. If you are interested, you can utilize this feature to set up the church to receive monthly direct checks for your offering.
If you choose to utilize this feature of your bank use the following information to set up the service.
Payee: Allen Memorial UMC, PO Box 117, Oxford, Ga 30054
Account: Your name
You may make special donations to Allen Memorial in honor or memory of an individuals. Please note that the donation is in honor/memory of on the check. If you happen to be making an online gift in honor or memory please contact the church office at 770.786.7415 so that we can note that gift appropriately.
Stocks, Bonds, and Planned Gifts
Allen Memorial is set up to receive a gift of stocks and bonds. Many people have stocks that have performed well and earned substantial gains. By donating stock, you benefit by having a tax donation while also not being responsible for the capital gains taxes often associated with stocks that have earned money. We also encourage you to consider the church in your will (also called a planned gift). For more information on how to give stock to Allen Memorial please contact the church office.
We encourage all members and regular visitors to consider pledging their gifts of time and money to Allen Memorial. To make your pledge please download the 2018 Pledge card and return it to the church office.