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Giving Overview

Learn about pledging and proportional giving

What is a pledge?

A pledge is your personal commitment to return to God a particular and defined amount of time, talent, and treasure through the life and ministry of Trinity Episcopal Church. It is your direct and tangible response to God’s extravagant gift of grace made known through creation. Your commitment enables God’s work in the church, the community, and the world. It allows our parish to make a financial commitment with our budget for the mission of the church and gives us the talented hands and energy of volunteers to fulfill the many activities of our parish family. 

What is proportional giving?

The Bible instructs us to tithe, returning to God the first tenth of all we receive. This is based on the principle that all we have, indeed all of creation, comes from and belongs to God. We honor God’s incredible generosity by returning the first one-tenth to God’s storehouse, the church. Giving 10% may seem like a daunting proposal, and more than many of us can begin to consider. However, when we do not prayerfully consider tithing, we miss the opportunity to put our hearts, our finances, and indeed our lives, fully into the trust and care of God.

What guides us?

The Bible instructs us to tithe, returning to God the first tenth of all we receive. This is based on the principle that all we have, indeed all of creation, comes from and belongs to God. We honor God’s incredible generosity by returning the first one-tenth to God’s storehouse, the church. Giving 10% may seem like a daunting proposal, and more than many of us can begin to consider. However, when we do not prayerfully consider tithing, we miss the opportunity to put our hearts, our finances, and indeed our lives, fully into the trust and care of God.

The spiritual practice of tithing allows us to be more like Christ by focusing our hearts and our minds on God’s generosity towards each of us. When we give proportionally, no matter what the percentage, our relationship with God deepens because we are responding to what God has done for us. 

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