How can I give to the First Presbyterian Church of Plymouth?
We want to make it as easy as possible for you to give in the way that is most convenient for your situation. We offer a number of giving options:
FPCP has updated our online payment interface! Online giving is a fast, easy and secure way to make one-time or reoccurring payments. Online giving allows for a specific dollar amount of your choosing to be automatically deducted from a bank or a debit or credit card account. Use online giving for:
- pledge and non-pledge giving
- paying per capita
- contributing to various funds
- Memorial Fund
- Deacons Fund
- Flower Fund
- Building Fund
- supporting specific programs
- Presbyterian Women
- Local Mission: Local-General, 2nd Mile Center or Hope Clinic
- International Mission: NIMC-General, Malawi or Colina de Luz
- Mission: Other
- paying program fees
- Mission Trips (Adult or Youth)
- VBS registrations
- paying Adult Education fees (books, registrations)
**NEW** Give by App
Go to the App Store or Google Play and search for Vanco Moblie to download the free app. Enter the church’s full name (First Presbyterian Church of Plymouth) and click <Search>. Select our church. You have the option to make a one time gift or you will be able to create a user account, including entering your credit/debit card or bank account information. Then select from the available Fund options, and enter the frequency of giving and your donation amount. You will be given the opportunity to review your donation, then click <Complete Donation>. That’s all there is to it! From the app, you can also view your entire online transaction history.
Give by Text
To use Vanco GivePlus, send a text message to 833-505-7205 with the amount you wish to contribute. You will be sent a message (first time only) to register your personal information and card number, to complete this process. You will then receive a confirmation text and will also be offered the option to set this up as a recurring payment.
First an account needs to be created so they know who it is so your account can be credited at FPCP and what credit card number to charge. This is a one-time set-up. To change account information type Edit in the text box.
Create a new text message
Then Enter the Text to Pay phone number TO: 833-505-7205 (hyphen is not needed)
In the message box type: Funds or dollar amount
A link will be texted back to you: Click on the link
Then fill in your account information: Name, address, email
Enter the dollar amount in the designated payment box
Give in Person On Sunday or By Mail
On Sundays, place cash or checks payable to FPCP (First Presbyterian Church of Plymouth) in the offering plate during any of our Sunday services. Writing your pledge box number on a pew envelope or using the numbered envelopes from your pledge box will ensure that your giving is recorded, and a statement of giving will be sent to you quarterly for tax purposes. Specific designations (special donations such as Colina de Luz, One Great Hour of Sharing, Christmas Joy, etc.) may be noted by a comment on the memo line. If you would like to commit to giving a regular amount and would like to receive a pledge box, please contact Stu Dodge (email or 734-453-6464 ext. 116).
You can also mail your check to the church office (please do not send cash through the mail). Address your envelope to:
First Presbyterian Church of Plymouth
Attn: Stu Dodge, Financial Administrator
701 Church Street
Plymouth, MI 48170
Give by Bill Pay
Most banks now offer online bill pay services to their customers, either free of charge or for a nominal fee. Please use the same address as for gifts by mail, and don’t forget to indicate in the memo of your payment the purpose for which your payment is intended.
Give Non-Cash Gifts
There can be tax benefits associated with contributions of stocks or other non-cash gifts. If you wish to give a gift of stock, mutual fund shares or some other type of non-cash gift, please contact Stu Dodge at (734) 453-6464 ext. 116 or at studodge[at]fpcp.net. For more information about FPCP’s Endowment program, go to the Endowment page.
Year End Giving
To maximize the tax benefits of giving to the church, be sure to complete your annual giving prior to the end of each calendar year.
- The last Sunday to give is the final Sunday of December.
- The last calendar day to give is the last business day preceding December 31st. Please note that the church office will close at noon on that day. All giving must be received by mail or by other means prior to noon on that day to be recorded as given in that calendar year. Running late? Don’t forget the options to give online, by app or by text any time prior to noon on that date.
Questions? Email studodge[at]fpcp.net.
Other ways to support the Mission work of FPCP:
Kroger Community Rewards Program
As a Kroger Plus Card shopper, for every dollar you spend at a Kroger store, a percentage of the total of your bill can be designated for FPCP. To participate in this FREE program, you must be enrolled through your Kroger Plus Shopper’s card in the Kroger Community Rewards program, designating FPCP as your recipient organization. If you are already enrolled, you should see ‘First Presbyterian Church of Plymouth’ at the bottom of your receipt.
Why not ask your relatives, friends and others to link their Kroger Plus Shopper’s card with FPCP, too! It’s easy and free. If you have any questions, please contact Stu Dodge at 734-453-6464, ext. 116 or Jean Krause at 734-416-1760.