About Adventist Giving
The Fresno Westside Seventh-day Adventist Church has partnered with the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists to offer you a way to donate online.
AdventistGiving allows you to return your tithe and give your offerings online while you do your online banking, or on a long business trip, on vacation, or even if you are unable to attend church due to an illness.
But most important of all, if you desire to give back to the Lord all of your firstfruits as soon as you have them, you can do it immediately through AdventistGiving by clicking the following link :
Thank you for your partnership in ministry!
The returning of a faithful tithe (10% of income) is following a Biblical principle which demonstrates a person’s relationship with God. The tithe received is used as the financial basis for funding the denomination’s evangelistic outreach program. The tithe is not kept by the local church but is forwarded to the Central California Conference for allocation as per denominational policy.
The Bible, in Malachi 3:10, instructs us to “Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now here with, saith the Lord of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing that there shall not be room enough to receive it.” While tithe paying is not held as a test of fellowship the practice of systematic giving yields great spiritual rewards which are not received in any other way.
In addition to returning a faithful tithe, members are encouraged to support various foreign mission projects as well as provide revenue for local church ministries. Funds are also required to maintain the church equipment and facilities. When a high percentage of church members contribute an amount equal to a second tithe, both the local church and the mission outreach programs are usually able to fulfill their respective objectives.
The church currently has several active funds where freewill offerings can be directed to benefit:
-Local Church Budget
-Church Building Fund
-Local Annual Sacrifice
-Church Technology Fund
-Christian Education Fund
The church desires that beyond money its members actively involve themselves in the work of the church. This includes participation through several different venues:
-Adult Study Group
-Assisting leaders with program
We encourace you to get involved and to find out more information please contact Pastor Canson, firstname.lastname@example.org
AN INVITATION AND A THANK YOU
You are encouraged to become a faithful financial supporter of the Fresno Westside Seventh-day Adventist Church budget. God has invited you to test Him. Will you accept His invitation and join with many of your friends in providing the fiscal support necessary for the continued operation of the local church programs? Thank you and may God bless all that you do.