Giving at Tuscola United Methodist Church
Giving is a joyful response to God’s generosity, an opportunity for us to demonstrate our love and gratitude
to God. As you participate in being a blessing, you will find yourself blessed in ways you haven’t yet
imagined. When you give, you support the mission of the sharing Christ’s love, help fulfill the ministry of the
church, and provide for the continuing witness of the Kingdom for our neighbor, our children and the world.

"Give and you will receive. Your gift will be returned to you in full - pressed down, shaken
together to make room for more, running over, and poured into your lap. The amount you give
will determine the amount you get back."
- Luke 6:38 –
ONLINE GIVING
When you can’t be at church for worship because of work or travel, you can still
share your tithes and offerings. Hit the “Donate” button. You can set up donations to
go to different funds on a one-time, weekly, or monthly basis. If you create an online
profile with a user id and password, you can change or stop a recurring transaction
at any time or view and print your online donation history.
FAQs

How Secure Is My Electronic Giving?
All of our electronic giving is to the highest standards of Internet security. Vanco is our provider for these
services and they comply with the strictest compliance for security; they are a PCI Level 1 Compliant
Service Provider. Any information used is only used to fulfill the request.

Will I Receive A Statement for My Donation?
Yes, you will receive an email receipt for any online, mobile, or card donation. Furthermore, each
donation is included in your quarterly statement.

Who Do I Contact If I Have a Question About Giving?
Donations and Statements – Lori Zimmer, Financial Secretary lzimmer@tuscolaumc.org
MOBILE GIVING
A great way to make a contribution to a special offering or event when you forgot
your checkbook. If you have a smart phone, you can utilize the QR code. Simply
scan the QR code below and it will take you to the church website donation page.

Follow the directions on the screen. It’s that easy! We will regularly print the QR
code in bulletins and newsletters.
WORSHIP SERVICE
The primary channel for offering our gifts and tithes in as an act of worship during our Sunday
services. For your convenience, offering envelopes are available for your Gift you can place cash or
checks (payable to Tuscola United Methodist Church) in any one of these envelopes and put it in the
offering plates, or mail it to the church and we will apply your gift. If you would like offering envelopes,
contact our Office at lzimmer@tuscolaumc.org, call (217) 253-4232 or mail us at 901 N. Prairie St.
Tuscola, IL, 61953.

AUTOMATIC BANK PAY
The best way to make sure your tithe is never missed. TUMC has had electronic
funds transfer (EFT) giving, using a direct debit from a checking or savings account,
in place for several years. Now, we can add credit and debit cards to that option. It is
quick, easy, and secure. Authorization forms can be downloaded by clicking the
bank icon and return to our financial secretary, Lora Zimmer, in the church office.
DEBIT/CREDIT CARDS
We now have the ability to swipe your credit or debit card before or after worship
on Sundays or at special events for your contributions. We will have a computer set
up in the foyer, then you can choose the fund where you want your contribution to
go, swipe your card, and then print out a receipt