“Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” 2 Corinthians 9:7
As Grace Community Church moves to Grace Farms*, now more than ever, we'll be operating 7 days a week. Having a permanent home will allow us to do God’s work on a daily basis, and a big part of that will include doing more for you and with you.
Each and every donation helps us achieve our goal of expanding and improving our most important ministries including Christian Education, Children's and Teens, Community Service, Sunday services, Missions, and more. Your tithes, gifts and offerings are the engine that runs our church. Thank you for your partnership in building God’s kingdom, and your commitment to giving each and every year.
We have expanded the number of ways you can give, from our Sunday offering to Online giving, Text to Give, and new American Express and AmazonSmile giving options that donate a portion of the proceeds of your points or purchases to Grace Community Church. Please consider helping Grace Community Church change lives for the better. Thank you for your faithful generosity.
*Grace Farms is wholly owned and operated by Grace Farms Foundation. Grace Community Church and Grace Farms Foundation are two separate non-profit organizations, with separate budgets, and resources. We are grateful recipients of the shared space that includes our new offices in the East Barn, and use of the West Barn and River Building.
Ways To Give:
Sunday Offering: Place checks or cash in the offering basket during the Sunday service. Checks placed in the offering basket are recorded on the Sunday when they are received. In order to receive the appropriate documentation you need for tax purposes your name and address must be clearly identifiable on your check.
Mail a Check: To make a financial contribution by check, send your check to the church office. Checks are recorded on the postmark date on the envelope:
Grace Community Church, 365 Lukes Wood Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
If your bank has automated bill paying you can set up Grace Community Church to receive electronically generated checks, allowing you an easier way to be systematic in your giving. For gifts made by mail at year-end, IRS regulations require that the postmark stamped on your envelope have the same year as that for which you intend to receive credit for the gift.
Online Giving: Make a one time gift or set up a recurring gift to make things easier for you. Our simple and secure online giving platform makes it easier and quicker for you to give. Simply verify your indentity using your cell phone and then fill out the form.
Text to Give: No more remembering passwords or swiping cards, no forgotten checkbooks or missing cash. The mechanics of giving are replaced by a simple way to give any amount, at anytime, from anywhere. Text your contribution at any time to (203) 920-4644. If it’s the first time you are giving, you will be asked to fill out a short registration. In less than a minute, all you need to do is simply type in the amount you wish to give, “10”, “20”, “100”, etc. and you’re all set. Video: How Does It Work
TO MAKE CHANGES TO RECURING GIFTS (Online or Text to Give): To edit your giving profile - change your payment method, frequency, address or amount - text the word "EDIT" to (203) 920-4644, you'll receive a link (good for one use only for security purposes), then click on the link or type it in to your web browser to make any changes to your gift. Please call our office at 203-966-7600 with any questions.
Amazon Smile: Amazon is one of the most widely used websites in the world. We are excited that you can now elect to donate 0.5% of your purchases to support Grace Community Church of New Canaan. This is all made possible by shopping on www.smile.amazon.com. Simply CLICK THIS LINK and it will set up your Amazon account to support Grace Church every time you shop as long as you go to smile.amazon.com.
Give Amex Rewards Points: Using Membership Rewards points to make a donation has never been easier. CLICK THIS LINK and you will be able to pick from 1,000 to up to 500,000-point increments. In addition to redeeming points you will also have the option to make a monetary donation to any of the charities offered through the site. At any time you can visit Members Give and review the history of all your donations.