Giving Frequently Asked Questions


Giving FAQ's

Why give money to the church?

What is tithing?

Is there a difference between a tithe and an offering?

What does WordServe believe about giving?

What are my gifts used for?

What if we believe we can’t afford to give?

Does WordServe have an annual budget?

Are my gifts tax deductible?

Can guests/non-members make gifts to WordServe through online giving?

What payment options can I choose from?

Can I use a credit card to give?

What is online giving and what are its benefits?

Is online giving secure?

Can I give to multiple funds (e.g., General, Special Offerings, compassion, etc)?

Can I set up recurring gifts?

How often will payments be pulled from my account?

I’ve signed up for the automated giving program but would like to change my preferences or need to stop. How do I do this?

Are there fees associated with each method of online giving?

Can I test the system by giving one time?

How do I update my bank account or credit card information?