GIVING IS THE FOUNDATION

We believe that if you can trust God with your finances, you can trust God with anything.

Where Your Contributions Go

Your donations through tithing, special gifts, memorials, and honorariums make a difference to Advent, our community, and beyond.

Inside the Church

Your generosity helps transform the lives of people within our congregation. There are many young people participating in LifeGroups through our children and student ministries. We have choirs, handbells, and bands that engage the youngest of members to the oldest. Our adults participate in LifeGroups, Bible studies, Women’s Circles, and more every week.

Outside the Church

We are a tithing congregation which means that at least 10% of our operating budget is dedicated to Missions. Whether we are helping provide food to local school children over the weekend when they might not otherwise have anything to eat or whether we are providing housing to those transitioning out of homelessness, Advent is busy making a difference in the Simpsonville area. And, while we partner with numerous groups locally, we also work with organizations from South Carolina all the way to Tanzania.

Ways to Donate

There are many different ways to give to Advent, and we appreciate your generosity.

1

Offering Plate

You can donate by placing your contribution in the offering plate on Sunday mornings. If you wish for your donation to be included on your giving statement, use an offering envelope, and be sure to include both your First and Last Name on the envelope.

If you would like to receive pre-printed offering envelopes, please contact our Church Accountant.

2

Recurring Gifts

Set up recurring donations by authorizing a scheduled auto-draft from your bank account on the 1st or 15th of each month. Or schedule weekly, monthly or quarterly contributions through your online banking Bill Pay option.

To set up an auto-draft, please contact our Church Accountant. To set up donations through Bill Pay, please use the following address: Advent United Methodist Church, 2258 Woodruff Road, Simpsonville, SC 29681.

3

Online Giving

Make a one-time online gift or set up recurring donations through our online donation platform. Visit our online portal and get started.

4

Text Giving

You can also donate from your mobile phone. Start by texting ADVENT to 73256. Follow the instructions to complete your donation.

5

Securities Donations

Donating assets such as stocks, certain bonds, or mutual funds are always welcome. To make a securities donation, please contact our Church Accountant.

6

Wills/Estates/Trusts

Giving in the future is a wonderful way to ensure the ministries of the church have the resources needed by giving through wills, estates, and trusts.

Please contact your estate planner for more information on how you can provide for future ministry needs through this type of gift.

We know we are not where we need to be yet, but, with your help, Advent will be able to take the NEXT step in our journey towards our mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

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