One way that we can participate in what God is doing is by giving generously, sacrificially, and joyfully. Our attitude about giving reflects what we believe about the Kingdom of God. We gladly sacrifice for the sake of the Kingdom because Jesus sacrificed for us, and all that we have is His.
Frequently Asked Questions
WHY DO I NEED TO SET UP A GIVING ACCOUNT ONLINE?
- IS ONLINE GIVING SAFE?
Yes. Lake Pointe Church follows these industry-standard guidelines for all transactions:
- We do not retain or store your credit card information
- Transactions are received securely over 256-Bit Encrypted pages
- Transactions are processed via a secure Payment Gateway
- Site authentication occurs securely via DigiCert SSL Certificate
An online giving account allows you to view all of your past gifts for tax purposes, as well as manage your recurring gifts, without having to contact the church office. It also helps Lake Pointe Church maintain the most efficient records of your gifts.
DOES GIVING ONLINE COST THE CHURCH MONEY?
Yes. Our banks do charge a small percentage for each online transaction. Fees vary on the type of transaction you choose to use. To reduce the costs of your online gifts, please consider the following information:
CAN I SETUP AUTOMATIC RECURRING GIFTS?
- Credit / Debit Card Transactions = fees can be up to 1.8%
- Directly from Bank Account (ACH) = fees are only $.50/transaction
- Either method can be chosen during the online giving process
Yes. To help you remember to give regularly, you can setup an automated recurring gift at the interval of your choice (Weekly, Bi-Weekly, Monthly, Bi-Monthly, etc.).
CAN I CHANGE OR CANCEL MY RECURRING GIFTS?
No problem. Just login to your account and update your Giving Profile. It’s that easy. There is no need to contact the church office about these changes; they will be automatically applied.
CAN I DESIGNATE MY GIFT TO A SPECIFIC PROJECT?
Yes. You can choose from a few available funds to designate. Note: not all funds are available for online giving. Please contact the church office in these situations.
CAN I DESIGNATE MY ONLINE GIFT TO A MISSION TRIP?
Yes. You can request to have your gift applied toward the cost of any mission trip and indicate which team member your gift is related to.