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Joyful Giving

"Have all the time you need to make this offering in your own way...nothing forced or hurried at the last minute. Take plenty of time to think it over, and make up your own mind what you might give. God loves it when the giver delights in the giving." (2 Corinthians 9:7, adapted from Eugene Peterson's THE MESSAGE).

Many Ways To Give

The tithes and donations you make to Williston-Immanuel United Church make a difference to our church and our community. There are various ways you can donate. We pass a collection plate during services and electronic giving is available for 24/7 donations. “Honor the Lord with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops” (Proverbs 3:9).

  • Sunday Offering Plate: the in-person weekly offering continues one of the traditional means of contributing to Williston-Immanuel's operating costs, ministry, and missions.

  • Annual Stewardship Pledge: generated each autumn for the ensuing year and applied to the unified budget of W-IUC.

  • Financial Gift of "Appreciation & Encouragement": for the many ministries of W-IUC.

  • Memorial Gift: of money to be co-mingled with others, used at the discretion of the Board of Trustees and identified in a "Book of Remembrance."

  • Designated Financial Gift: requiring the approval of the Board of Trustees.

  • Financial Bequest: of Stocks, Bonds, Real Property, etc: the disposition of which requires the approval of the Board of Trustees.

Now you can make your weekly offering or other donations online using Plastiq™, a third-party service provider. You can pay with American Express, MasterCard, Discover, or Visa, either credit or debit.

Gifts may also be made by check: payable to Williston-Immanuel United Church and mailed to: 156 High Street, Portland, Maine 04101.