Giving at First UMC

Why do we ask for generous gifts of support to the 2023 General Fund?

The community of First UMC Santa Monica actively works to create a place where all people are celebrated and loved for who God created them to be, where all can encounter the deep love, peace, and grace of God, and where we serve together to transform the world.

In this time of change and new growth, we are learning together how to become a Both/And Church, in-person AND online. We are finding life in worship, prayer, fellowship, and service. And we are giving life to one another and to those around us in mission outreach with our many community partners. As we write a new chapter in the 147+ year life of First UMC, we know that changing times demand new approaches and new commitments. Our financial foundation still requires extraordinarily generous giving from each and all of us. 

Your participation is now more important than ever to fund all we do by giving to the 2023 General Fund and we appreciate your generous and faithful giving. Many have pledged during the annual pledge drive in November.  But there is more that is needed.  You may give online here, via mail, or onsite through the office mail slot. When you give to the 2023 General Fund, you support the life-giving and transformational ministries of First UMC Santa Monica.

You may also earmark gifts for community mission projects or specific ministries.  100 percent of the proceeds are given to the earmarked fund.

Thank you for your generosity.

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