Giving is scriptural, and we believe the Bible teaches giving is an act of worship. We want to make giving as scriptural as possible by making it an act of worship between God and giver. There are two primary reasons Awakening Church has decided not to pass an offering plate and instead use an offering box.
We do not want giving to be a barrier for someone to experience the supernatural grace and love of our God and Savior.
2 Corinthians 9:7 says, “Each man should give what he has decided in his heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” We do not want anyone to feel obligated to give to the church due to human compulsion or coercion. We believe giving should be based on the Lord's leading through prayer and supplication.
Giving online is our primary way of giving. It's simple, easy, and convenient way to give tithes and offerings. We encourage automatic recurring giving to add a level of accountability in giving according to what the Word of God instructs.
All contributions to Awakening Church are tax deductible as we maintain a board governed non-profit 501(c)(3).