About Giving

Giving is an essential part of what it means to be a Christian

The Scriptures say:

Each person should give what they have decided in their heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. 2 Corinthians 9:7

Happiness lies more in giving than in receiving Acts 20:35

Christian giving characteristics are –

  • Graciously   2 Corinthians 8:3
  • Gladly   2 Corinthians 9:7
  • Generously   2 Corinthians 9:11
  • Gratefully   2 Corinthians 9.15

Why does the church require Giving?

Regular Giving is the main source of income for the church and financially supports Burnside City Uniting Church :

  • Mission and outreach programs
  • Children and Family Ministry Coordinator, young people, pastoral care, worship and outreach
  • Ordained and lay Ministerial costs, stipends and allowances, ministry support
  • Administration, communications and advertising
  • Allocations to Synod and 3Dnet
  • Facilities/Utilities (gas, electricity, water etc)

Methods of Giving

For the option below that suits you best, speak to our Giving Recorder

  • eGive
  • Electronic giving
  • Periodic giving
  • Donations
  • Envelope giving
  • Loose offering
  • Endowments or bequests