Giving

It's amazing to see God's creativity, love, and generosity on full display each and every day.

Tithes and offerings

Are a form of responding in gratitude to the grace, love and mercy of God and to put our faith and trust in the Lord into action. Psalm 4:5. 

Ways to give

Check or Cash

Your check or cash is welcome. You can give during the Worship service on Sunday or mail your giving to the church office.

PayPal

PayPal is our online giving portal. This is the most economic for a non-profit and secure for your assurance. There is a link on this web page.

Smile Amazon

Smile Amazon is a small way that you can donate to Life Connection Church through your purchase on Amazon. Use our Smile Amazon site instead of amazon.com and 0.5% of your purchases will be contributed to the church. Log in with your information and choose Life Connection Church (Formerly Modesto Free Methodist Church) as your charity!

Giving FAQs

Most frequent questions and answers

As a church, we believe that we are called to respond to the generosity of the gospel by giving extravagantly to the progress of the gospel in our community and world. Biblical generosity is not about meeting budget needs.It is about a rich and trusting relationship with a living God. We express our faith and love to Him by honoring Him as the source of everything we have. Scriptural giving is performed with regularity, from the first portion of all we are given, as a proportion of our income, cheerfully, and without pressure or manipulation.

Tithing is our starting place in giving. The Bible teaches us about a baseline standard for giving: the tithe (a word that literally means a “tenth”). When we give the first 10% of our income through the local church, we put God first in our lives. Tithing is an act of worship that expresses our gratitude, faith, and love for others. God also encourages us to give offerings beyond our tithe to specific projects at our local church and to other organizations and causes that we personally believe in.

Our Annual Report is an chance to keep our eye on the numbers that matter. Behind every metric is a story, so here is this year’s narrative.