What a blessing it is to give back to God just a small part of what He has given us! Your gifts to God through First Church Winnsboro make it possible to do His work in our own back yards and have far reaching effects in His Kingdom!

“What shall I return to the Lord for all that He has given me?” Psalm 116:12

What a blessing it is to give back to God just a small part of what He has given us! Your gifts to God through FUMC make it possible to do His work in our own backyards and has far reaching effects in His Kingdom! – A NOTE ABOUT YEAR END GIVING: This year donations you wish to include for the 2018 Tax Year must be submitted by Monday, December 31st:

  • Place your gift in the collection plate;
  • Drop it in the mail slot at 301 Church Street, Winnsboro, TX. 75494;
  • Mail via USPS to above address with a postmark of December 31st or earlier; or
  • You may also contribute on-line via the above button (or HERE) before midnight December 31st.

If you have appreciated stock this year, or if you are 70 ½ or older and have a Required Minimum Distribution from your retirement plan, you may realize a tax break through a donation to First United Methodist Church – consult your tax advisor for your situation. Gifts must be received by December 31, 2018. Gifts received or processed online after December 31, 2018 will be included in your 2019 giving statement. Per IRS requirements, contributions placed in the offering plate beginning January 1, 2019 will not qualify for a charitable gift tax deduction for 2018, even if the check is dated in 2018.

There are several secure ways to give on a regular basis:

DIRECT GIVING by clicking here now (or the button above) you can make a one time donation (memorial gift, honorarium, love offering, etc.) or you can set up recurring offerings that automatically come out of your account – debit, credit, ATT bill, PayPal or checking – when it’s convenient for you! Scheduling your offerings on a regular basis makes it much easier to put God first in your busy lives!
 
TEXT GIVING:just send a text message with a dollar amount (i.e. 50 or $50) to 903-228-4944 (STORE THIS NUMBER IN YOUR PHONE under giving or tithing or something you’ll remember.) If it is your first time giving this way, you will have to fill out a short form with your billing info but after the initial setup, giving is as easy as sending a text! You will be asked if you want an email receipt and you will get a text confirmation. All text donations will go the General Fund unless specified … if you want to DESIGNATE the donation as a MEMORIAL, just add a specific name. ( i.e. $50 Memorial Bill Smith); for the Wednesday Night love offering, ($10 Wednesday meal), etc.
 
SUNDAY GIVING: of course, you can always put your offering in the collection plate (and be sure your name and address is available so we can send you a tax deductible letter for your records at the end of the year), but this is also one time you can open your phone in church – just download our APP from your Apple or Android store and click the DONATE button on your phone (or send a text, see above!).