Giving
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For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
Matthew 6:21

At the heart of giving is a humble recognition that everything we are and have is a gift from God. As we return a portion of the gifts He has lavished upon us, we help to build and sustain God’s work through our congregation. Financial contributions feed the hungry, clothe the poor, build shelter for the homeless, and provide for missionaries here and abroad. Children are nurtured, youth are reached, adults are discipled, families are touched, and hurts are healed. We are all called to participate in God’s work through generous and cheerful giving of our time, finances and possessions. Our prayer is that you are richly blessed by your participation in the life of First Presbyterian Church and that you, in turn, will be a blessing to others through your gifts, all in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Ways to Give

Sunday Services:

Simply place cash or checks in the offering plate when it is passed during the service. If you wish to receive acknowledgement of your gift, be sure to include your name and address on your check or on the cash envelope. If you have a pledge envelope, enclose your cash or check in the envelope before placing it in the offering plate during the services.

Electronic Direct Deposit:

You can set up a recurring gift that will be automatically deducted from your checking account. More information about giving in this way is available from the Accounting Manager (303.402.6405) or by reading the following materials:

Online:

We offer the option of giving online using a credit or debit card. If it is convenient for you, click here to make a one time donation online and/or to schedule regular online giving. FPC strongly discourages incurring credit card debt when giving to the church. Besides the ease and convenience that online giving allows, you may give without registering. But an advantage of registering is that you can check your giving activity online. If you have any questions about online giving please contact the accounting manager at 303.402.6405. Please note that the amount we receive from credit/debit card transactions will be 2.75% lower than the gift amount specified due to online processing fees. However, there is an option to curtail this fee when you are checking out. This fee is not processed when using the automatic checking account withdrawal.

By Mail:

Send your gift directly to the church at:

First Presbyterian Church, 1820 15th St., Boulder, CO, 80302, ATTENTION: Business Office.

If you wish to receive acknowledgement of your gifts, please:

1) use your assigned pledge envelope; or

2) be sure to include your name and address on your check.

Appreciated Assets:

Some within our community choose to give appreciated assets to First Pres.  If you are considering making such a donation, (which typically involves stocks or mutual funds), please discuss this directly with your financial advisor to determine if giving appreciated securities - and receiving the associated tax benefits -   makes sense for you. The church sells securities upon transfer, thereby making the proceeds available for funding ministry and mission.

If you are interested in making a gift of appreciated assets, click on the appropriate link, below, to get started.

Quarterly Giving Statements

First Presbyterian Church of Boulder send quarterly statements in mid-January, mid-April, mid-July, and mid-October of each year. Year end statements are sent in mid-January. If you'd like to update your email address and/or home address. Please contact Glenda Dye, / 303.402.6402.

Financial Accountability

We want to avoid any criticism of the way we administer this liberal gift. For we are taking pains to do what is right, not only in the eyes of the Lord but also in the eyes of men. - 2 Corinthians 8:20-21 (NIV)

First Presbyterian Church is committed to honoring God's provision through the exercise of wise and faithful stewardship. Our Stewardship Principles were authored in April 2009. They articulate the Biblical principles of stewardship and describe the Biblical pattern of stewardship through Grace -- Gratitude -- Giving -- Thanksgiving!

Each year the Board of Trustees engages an independent accounting firm to audit the Church’s accounting records. The results of the external audit for the year ending December 31, 2013 were excellent. The full report is available for download.

We are richly blessed by your participation in the life of First Presbyterian Church and pray that, in turn, you will be a blessing to others through your generous financial gifts, all in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

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Ways to Give

Quarterly Giving Statements

Financial Accountability