2016 Giving Contribution Statements
Contribution Statements for 2016 will be mailed to you by 1/31/2017. Please do not file your 2016 tax return until you receive your contribution statement from the church.
We believe God owns everything; therefore the least we should do is give a portion of what He has blessed us with back to him.
Giving is an act of worship, and an acknowledgement that God is your Lord and Savior.
Your giving honors the Lord and makes a difference in the lives of people.
How Can I Give?
Check or Cash
Place your check or cash in a tithing envelope and place in the offering buckets during service.
If your gift is for the RelentlessLove Campaign, you can designate it as such on the envelope.
To securely make a gift, text your gift amount to (614) 678-5112. If this is your first time to use text giving, you will be asked to register with a credit/debit card. Save this number to your smart phone for future giving.
If your gift is for the RelentlessLove Campaign, you can designate it as such by texting the keyword LOVE and the amount to (614) 678-5112.
Online giving is a safe and easy way to honor the Lord, by making a one-time contribution or establishing a recurring contribution.
In order to give online or view your giving statement, you will need to sign-in to your account by clicking on the Give Now box below and then click Sign In. If you do not already have an account then you will need to create a new account.
Instructions to create a new account
After clicking on the "Give Now" box below, complete the following three simple steps:
- On the first screen, select the "sign up" option to Create a New Account.
- Provide requested information: name, user name and password. You will receive an email with a link.
- Click on the link you received in the email; it will complete your registration process and take you directly to our online giving page where you can schedule your contributions or view your giving statement
If your gift is for the RelentlessLove Campaign, you can designate it as such on the online giving page.
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After making a financial commitment to RelentlessLove, you can then give in one of three ways.
- Checks or cash can be put in a tithing envelope and placed in the offering buckets during service. You can designate it as a gift to RelentlessLove on the envelope.
- Text giving can by used by texting the keyword LOVE and the amount to (614) 678-5112.
- You can also give online (see instructions above) and designate it towards RelentlessLove on the online give page.
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Frequently Asked Questions
I am curious about the finances of the church; how can I feel confident that the Church takes care of my tithes and offerings?
We conduct an annual financial review to ensure our compliance with the Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services issued by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. We conduct this review to prove the integrity of our financial systems. This report is available to church members upon request to view with a representative from our business office. Church members may contact the Cypress Church business office to set up an appointment to review this report.
Is it safe to give online?
Yes. Cypress is using an online database called Fellowship One. They provide the latest technology in regards to encryption and security. We do ask that you help us keep your information safe by protecting your login information. Access to sensitive personal and financial information can be gained by letting someone else use your account.
From what types of bank accounts can I give?
You can give online from your bank account via an ACH transaction or you may use your MasterCard, Visa or Discover credit card(s) for a credit card transaction.
Are there fees involved with online giving?
You will not pay any fees with your online contribution. Cypress pays all fees associated with online giving. The processing fees associated with credit cards are higher than with ACH transactions.
How long will it take my contribution to process?
Contributions will be taken from your specified bank account within 12-48 business hours of the date you requested.
Can I Review My Giving History Online?
Yes. The site will allow you to view the complete history of your contributions whether given online or through the offerings on the weekend.
Can I Change My Amount or the Frequency of My Gift Once I Have Set Up?
Yes. You can change or cancel your contribution at any time prior to the date of your next contribution. Simply log in to the system and make the necessary changes. Once the contribution has been processed, however, it cannot be canceled.
Is There Any Benefit to Cypress When I Give Online?
Yes. Online contributions require less processing from our business office staff since the information is logged and deposited automatically.
For questions not addressed here, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive a response from our business staff as soon as possible.
We may steward your resources by converting your check into an electronic deposit.
Your information is held securely by Cypress and the Fellowship One system. This information will remain private and will never be given away to third parties, other than to process your scheduled contributions. Cypress will never call you to ask for your personal log-in information.
You can schedule new contributions at any time and can modify or cancel those contributions at any time prior to the date they are scheduled. Once the contribution has been processed, however, it cannot be canceled. If you have any questions, contact us at email@example.com.
Have Questions Not Addressed Here?
You will receive a response from our business staff as soon as possible.
*We may steward your resources by converting your check into an electronic deposit.