Giving @ Hope

“God has given us two hands–one to receive with and the other to give with. We are not cisterns made for hoarding; we are channels made for sharing.”
–Billy Graham

Giving our time, talents, and money enables Hope Presbyterian Church to live our vision as a community of faith. We offer several ways to give:

Giving is a Spiritual Discipline

We encourage everyone to experience the blessings of giving as a spiritual discipline:

First Fruits Giving
Honor the Lord with your substance and with the first fruits of all your produce. – Proverbs 3:9

Like the Hebrew farmers who gave to God from the first part of their harvest, so we learn to give from the first part of our income.  Our gift to the Lord becomes the first check written rather than the last one from what is “left over” after paying the bills.  We can give our time and talents to worship, study, and service to God as a priority, rather than what is “left over” after everything else we do.

Proportional Giving
For, as I can testify, they voluntarily gave according to their means, and even beyond their means – 2 Cor. 8:3

Proportional giving is a planned gift determined by multiplying a percent times our annual income.  The biblical guide is 10% of personal income, known as the “tithe”.  Some of us are tithers today while others are growing to the tithe by increasing our giving by a percent or two of our income each year.  We can also

Giving in Response to Scripture
Each of you must give as you have made up your mind, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able to provide you with every blessing in abundance, so that by always having enough of everything, you may share abundantly in every good work. 2 Cor. 9:7-8

When we look to the Bible for guidance in our giving, it is clear what God expects from us. “The Bible uses the word believe 273 times. It uses the word pray 371 times. Love appears 714 times. Give appears 2,172 times.” – Herb Miller,

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By submitting a confidential financial pledge each year, we enable our leaders to plan and budget confidently and responsibly. You may submit your pledge online.

Giving through your Financial Institution

Giving directly through your bank’s bill pay service or ACH transfer is secure, reliable, and results in no processing fees for the church. 

Bill Pay: Please use this exact address when you set up your bill payment: 

11512 Olson Drive
Austin, Texas 78750-2606

Phone: 512-258-9117

ACH/Transfer: You will need your financial institution’s routing number and your account number to set this up as a one-time or recurring payment through Online Giving

Giving in Faith, A Guide
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