giving

Giving is not merely a means to support the ministries of Emmanuel. Instead, it is first and foremost an act of worship, i.e. an offering that expresses our trust that God owns everything and has given us our lives, gifts, and resources.
Giving is not merely a means to support the ministries of Emmanuel. Instead, it is first and foremost an act of worship, i.e. an offering that expresses our trust that God owns everything and has given us our lives, gifts, and resources. And thus in the Bible, offerings are always connected with worship. While online giving can still express this trust, it can also feel detached from worship, particularly when done regularly. Thus, the elders of Emmanuel encourage those who give online to still participate in the weekly offering by putting something in the basket--a dollar, a quarter, or even a blank Keeping Connected card--as representative of the rest. And remember: the "rest" is not merely our tithe but all we are and all we have.
The funds that Emmanuel receives online donations for are:
  • General Fund - This fund supports the ministries and general operating costs of Emmanuel.
  • Deacon's Mercy Fund - This fund provides assistance, as approved by the Diaconate, to meet the short-term material needs of people in our church and community, and supports the MicroMissions program.
  • January Mercy Offering - Project Belong inspires, recruits, and resources the local church in Northern Virginia to care for vulnerable children with the love of Christ. Their goal is to encourage and equip 10% of those churches to actively seek to serve foster, adoptive, kinship and struggling biological families.
  • Missions - Emmanuel is committed to helping share the good news of God’s grace in needy areas around the world.
  • Facility Fund - The Facility Fund is for major expenses or investments related to long-term facility needs, such as those associated with the Ministry Center.
  • Mercy Ministry Partners - If you would like to give to one of our Mercy Ministry Partners, you can see a list of them here.

Ways To Give

Give Online

If you would like to make your offering or tithe online, please follow the prompts to select a one time or recurring offering or tithe from your bank account or credit card.

Mail A Check

Emmanuel Presbyterian Church
5545 Langston Blvd
Arlington, VA 22207

GIVING STATEMENT

You may view your giving statement online anytime by logging into the Emmanuel Network.

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