Giving at Willingdon
Your Giving At Work
God's provision and the faithful giving of our church family
We praise God for His provision and are grateful for your faithful giving. With your ongoing support we are able to continue our mission: “To know Jesus Christ personally and to carry on His ministry.” We give God the glory for the resources we receive to reach the lost, serve our community, and share the Gospel locally and globally.
Update: All 2021 Year End Giving Receipts Where Mailed Out the First Week of February.
Updating Your Information
Making sure your information is correct
To issue your donation receipt there are several key pieces of information the church needs1) your current mailing address2) your giving number (each time you give)If you moved this past year, please make sure you email us to update your current address (no later than January 24th), so we know where we can mail your donation receipt.If you have forgotten your giving number, please email us or drop by the Resource Center during Services. We are happy to help to find your number. By remembering these two things you help our finance team ensure the administration of your donation is done efficiently.
You may make donations to the church’s general fund via Tithely on the website.
Tithe.ly is an online giving platform that allows you to set up an account and securely enter your credit card information. You may make a single donation by credit card or set up ongoing gifts at regular intervals scheduled for your convenience.
Credit card transactions collect a fee of 2-3% plus $0.30 per transaction. Your net gift amount received by Willingdon is the eligible gift amount to be receipted for income tax purposes. Please consider adding the transaction fees to your total contribution. Thank you for understanding Willingdon’s desire to steward resources well.
Please include your giving number under “Giving ID” for tax purposes, and include an accurate email so that we are able to contact you. If you don’t have a giving number or you have forgotten your current number, please contact the church at 604-435-5544 or email our finance department
You can also designate an additional donation to the benevolent fund by selecting “Benevolent” in the dropdown menu. Please see our Benevolent section for more information about the Benevolent Fund and CRA guidelines.
Giving Using Internet Banking
You may make donations to Willingdon Church’s General Fund through your financial institution’s website.
To make an internet banking donation, log into your financial institution’s “Bill Payment” section and search for “Willingdon Church.” Add it to your regular list of payees and use your envelope number as your account number (place “0”s in front of the number to fulfill the 5 digit requirement).
If you do not have an envelope number, please contact the church at 604-435-5544 or email our finance department to request a number.
The following financial institutions are set up to provide this service to Willingdon Church: BMO, Canadian Tire Bank, CIBC, President’s Choice, Canadian Western Bank, HSBC, Laurentian, Manulife Bank, National Bank, Tangerine, TD Canada Trust, Scotiabank, RBC, Vancity and all BC credit unions.
Automatic Bank Withdrawal
To have funds withdrawn directly from your bank account each month, please email our finance department
You can make your donations in-person at the Resource Centre during regular service hours or at the Main Office Monday to Friday 9am-5pm. You will need to fill out a giving envelope with your first and last name, phone number, giving number, and the total amount of your donation.
Giving with Cash
You may drop off your cash donation during weekend services or at the church Monday-Friday from 9am – 5pm to the church office. We do not recommend mailing cash.
To prepare your cash donation, fill out a giving envelope with your first and last name, phone number, giving number, and the total amount of your donation. OR, fill out a piece of paper with your first and last name, phone number, giving number, and total amount, and place it inside a regular mailing envelope.
Giving By Cheque (and via mail)
You may mail your cheque to: 4812 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby, BC, V5G 3H6.
To prepare your cheque donation, write your giving number (if you have one currently assigned) on the memo line of your cheque. Fill out a giving envelope with your first and last name, phone number, giving number if applicable, and the total amount of your donation, OR, if you do not have an envelope, ensure that the above information appears somewhere on your cheque and place it inside a regular mailing envelope.
Giving by Interac Banking
You may use your debit card at one of our interac terminals located in the Resource Centre during weekend services, or Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm at the church office. Please fill out a giving envelope with your first and last name, phone number, giving number, and the total amount of your donation.
Give to the Benevolent Fund
The Benevolent Fund helps us to show God’s love to our church community and the greater Burnaby area through practical care. To find out more about how to give, please visit the page below.
We will issue you a number. This will help us identify you as a giver whenever you use any of our giving options. You may contact the church at 604-435-5544 or email our finance department to request a number.
The deadline is the last day of the year. All donations must be received or postmarked on or before December 31.
You will usually receive your tax receipt in February. If you do not receive one, please email our finance department or call the church office at 604-435-5544. To ensure you receive your tax receipt in a timely manner, please update your church profile on Church Center or call the church office if you have moved.
Any amount you give is greatly appreciated. However, only donations received with $10 or more will be receipted at the end of the year for income tax purposes.
The Benevolent Fund page has more information about how to give and what your donation will support.
We encourage you to give directly to the missionary’s agency. You can find more information on the Global Ministries page.
We encourage team fundraising. Therefore, you may donate to the trip by filling out a giving envelope with the trip name in the designated giving line (we ask that you do not indicate the name of an individual).