Your donations make possible the mission and ministry of the Morgan Hill United Methodist Church
Your continued financial support remains critical to our ability to be in ministry to our community and through our connections as a United Methodist Church. Please find below several ways you can make a donation, or pay your tithe or pledge, even while we are unable to attend church in person.
Estimate of Giving 2021
In spite of this COVID-19 Pandemic your faithful support with your prayers, presence and participation on-line at worship and in other on-line hosted programs, your faithful giving, service and witness has enabled the church to continue mission support through our United Methodist denomination:
- We paid our denominational tithing goal of 100% for 2020, even while struggling in the midst of a pandemic
- We have maintained a full time Pastor and a part time Church Administrator
- We continued an active program of youth ministry and are excited that 3 of our youth are seeking membership confirmation this year, and provided weekly at home learning activities for our children
- We have three teams delivering weekly Church-to-Go Bags to help support our connectional contact as a church
- We continue offering weekly on-line worship services
- We pick up nonperishable food and distribute them to our Community Food Bank “Reach Out”
- Our mission outreach team is planning to resume weekly meals-to-go with the help and assistance of another Interfaith Group collaborative,
Pledge your 2021 Support
From mid-January until February 14, we will be asking all in our church community to provide an estimate of giving for 2021, using a pledge form (here) or the form provided in your Church-To-Go bag. This will enable us to prepare a realistic budget for 2021. Our Celebration Sunday will be February 14, Valentine’s Day. What a wonderful moment to celebrate your love for your church with an Estimate of Giving pledge that will sustain the church throughout this coming year.
Ways to give:
- Online donations and giving
- Using your bank’s online “bill payment” system
- In the worship service offering plate
- By mail
Other ways to contribute to MHUMC and our community:
“Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.” – 2 Corinthians 9:7-8
Giving to MHUMC through Vanco assures a secure transaction. You can select to give to either the General Fund or Building Fund. If you do not wish to sign up (or sign in) as a Vanco user, you can make a One Time donation. Follow the guidance in the form below to make a donation this way.
From your bank’s online “bill payment” system
Many bank accounts now offer an online bill payment system. This allows you to arrange to have donations sent directly from your bank account to the church. Making this a recurring payment relieves you of having to remember to make individual contributions. For more information, check with your bank.
In the worship service offering plate
Place check or currency in the offering plate during worship service offering time. Make checks payable to “Morgan Hill United Methodist Church.” If you like, you may use a provided offering envelope.
Send a check by mail to the church office. Make checks payable to “Morgan Hill United Methodist Church.” The address of our church office is 17175 Monterey Street, Morgan Hill, CA 95037.
Using Amazon Smile
When you select our church as a recipient of Amazon Smile, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to the church! Go to smile.amazon.com, and search for “Morgan Hill United Methodist Church.” Select us as the recipient, and you’re good to go!
Using BENEFIT Mobile App
BENEFIT is a mobile app that allows users to create “digital gift cards” that can be used to pay for goods and services. Participating retailers include Walmart, Target, Lowe’s, and Amazon; participating restaurants include Chili’s, Applebees, Panera Bread, and Starbuck’s. See more info at Benefit Mobile.
Reach Out is a food pantry in Morgan Hill that serves residents of Morgan Hill, San Martin and Coyote. They accept donations of nonperishable food, as well as garden produce. Food may be brought to Reach Out during their open hours, Monday through Friday, 1pm until 2:30pm. They are located at the southeast corner of the St. Catherine Parish facility, 17400 Peak Ave, Morgan Hill.
Nonperishable food may also be brought to the worship service and put in the basket during our offering.
In Ministry to Others
To give of your time, skills, or energy, take a look at opportunities for mission and ministry.