Shared Best Practices: Multiple Ways to Give

By Dan Serns 
Senior pastor of the Richardson Church in Texas 

Shift your focus from… One Way to Give to Multiple Ways to Give.

Many churches have only two ways to give: Sabbath morning during worship and not at all! 

Make it as easy as possible for people to give. We now have four ways people can give: 

  1. Worship Services
  2. Two drop boxes in the lobby
  3. Online Giving (sign up at
  4. By Mail.

Once a year we include a Tithe and Offering envelope in one of our mailings to all our members. We’ve discovered that many members who travel, live out of town, or are homebound will mail in their tithe and offerings when we do this…