This year looks different. COVID has changed so much of how we do things. But one thing remains the same. We are Christ’s church! As we plan the coming year, we ask that you prayerfully consider making a pledge to support God’s work here at First. This helps us to make decisions about our ministries in 2021. We also understand that things are uncertain, and things can change. You may adjust your pledge at any time.

 

We are grateful to each of you that choose to share your gifts with us to make First UMC a place where we can welcome everyone, and to share God’s love in a big way!

To God be the glory.

 Here are a few ways you can make a gift to First United Methodist Church:

  • Give online through our secure website. You can make a one-time gift or set up a recurring gift using your debit/credit card. Your information will be kept private and only seen by our Financial Administrator.
  • Give in Worship You may place an offering in the plate or basket during worship services or mail it to the church office.
  • Mail a check to:

 

First United Methodist Church

 ATTN: Financial Secretary

 224 North Fayettevile St

 Asheboro, NC 27203

 

 Thank you to all who  give to First Methodist Church. Your time, talent, and treasure, which you have chosen to invest here, is deeply valued and appreciated. And thank you to all for your prayerful consideration as we look ahead. Working together, we will bring these dreams to life! Praise be to God! 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Pledge?

A pledge is not a gift made today. Rather, a pledge is your promise to provide a certain amount of financial support to the work of Christ’s church in the year ahead. Each fall, members are asked to complete a pledge card for the year ahead, so the finance committee  can plan for the coming year’s budget. We understand that things change, so a pledge is never a commitment, rather a guideline for us as we plan the coming year.

 

Why Should I Give?

FUMC asks for our pledge now, so that our leadership can plan the program life of the church for the year ahead, and do so with a balanced budget. Making an annual stewardship pledge is a commitment of your financial support for the coming year. You may fulfill your pledge on any schedule that meets your needs – weekly, monthly, quarterly or in one lump sum.

The vitality of our church depends on your ongoing, committed support. This support includes your financial commitment, participation in worship and other parish activities, including the offering of your time and talent.

A pledge lets you plan your charitable giving for the year ahead, makes tax accounting easier, and allows us to fulfill our mission sharing the love of Jesus Christ.

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How Much Should I Give?

 

Suggested annual gifts: To better help you reach the goal of tithing, take some time to review the chart below. Find the income level in the first column that most closely matches your income, and then follow the numbers horizontally to determine annual levels of giving to the church. Percentages are listed at the top with corresponding monthly tithing amounts below. Consider stepping up your giving by moving one or more columns to the right for your annual gifts.

 

Annual Income 2% 4% 6% 8% 10% 12% 15%
$20k 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400 3000
$30k 600 1200 1800 2400 3000 3600 4500
$40k 804 1596 2400 3204 3996 4800 6000
$60k 1200 2400 3600 4800 6000 7200 9000
$80k 1596 3204 4800 6396 8004 9600 12000
$100k 2004 3996 6000 8004 9996 12000 15000
$150k 3000 6000 9000 12000 15000 18000 22500
$200k 3996 8004 12000 15996 20004 24000 30000
$250k 5004 9996 15000 20004 24996 30000 37500
$300k 6000 12000 18000 24000 30000 36000 45000