And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

– Philippians 4:19 

We encourage all of those who are part of the Chapel family to give — not out of obligation but out of a spirit of worship. Your gifts allow God's work to be done in our midst, in our community, and in the world around us. We continue to be grateful for how Jesus has provided through our family of faith this year.

For questions related to giving, please contact the Finance Team at (757) 941-1569, (757) 920-5027, or  .


How to Give

Online Giving

You can give online whenever you desire. It's not just for scheduled giving. You can give a one-time gift if you are unable to attend the Sunday worship service. You can also create an online giving account to set up scheduled giving to one or more funds. Financial gifts may still be made by cash or check on Sunday mornings, by mail, or by Text-to-Give.

To begin your giving, click on a method button below.

Online Giving

FAQs

Q: Is it safe to give online?
A:
 Yes. Our processor is a Level 1 Certified PCI Compliant Service Provider. This means it conforms to the highest set of security standards in the payment card industry. All personal, credit card, and bank information is submitted using 256-bit encryption. There is no stronger form of protection than this encryption.

Q: Why should I set up an account?
A: The Chapel highly encourages members and regular attendees to create online giving accounts. Online Giving can be through your bank or by credit card. Creating an online giving account provides many benefits:

  • Allows a convenient way to set up scheduled giving
  • Stores your basic information in the secure system to provide a quicker and more convenient way to give
  • Provides the ability to designate gifts to multiple funds

Q: What if I forget my password?
A: You can enter the email address you used to setup the account and select RESET.

Q: If I want to set-up a recurring gift, what are my options for frequency of my gift?
A: For recurring gifts, you have the option of giving Weekly, Bi-Weekly, Twice a Month, Monthly, Quarterly, or Annually. If you are giving to multiple funds, you can give to each with different frequencies.

Q: Can I change my personal information or the amount or the frequency of my gift once I have set up my online giving account?
A: Yes. You can change or cancel your contribution at any time before the date of your next contribution. Simply log into the system using your username and password and make the necessary changes. Use the green icon button on the Scheduled Giving page to access your online account information. Click on the drop-down arrow and select the edit or delete button to enter your changes. 

Q: Will I still receive regular contribution statements from the church?
A: Yes. The church will continue to send year-end contribution statements to your address on file for your financial records. Your statement will include gifts from all methods of giving to the church.

Q: How will I know that I set up my gift correctly?
A: Immediately after submitting your contribution, you will receive an e-mail verifying your contribution. You can also log into your online giving account and access your account information to verify amounts and frequency of your gifts.

Q: I have additional questions about online giving that have not been addressed. Who can I talk to?
A: For any questions, concerns, or comments about the online giving system, please contact us at   or call 757-941-1569 or 757-920-5027. You will receive a response from our staff as soon as possible.

Text to Give

You can give via Text-to-Give whenever you desire. Text-to-Give is for one-time giving, which is an effective way to give if you are unable to attend a worship service, or if you want to respond to a specific request for ministry support. Financial gifts may still be made by cash or check on Sunday mornings, by mail or by Online Giving.

Follow these step-by-step instructions to begin Text to Give:

  1. Text the amount you would like to give (such as $25 or 25) to 757-379-8855. Use a decimal point ONLY when indicating cents in your donation (1.25 = $1.25; 125 = $125.00).
  2. If you are a first time, text-giving donor, you will be prompted to visit a secure URL to create your Text-to-Give account.
  3. Once you click on the registration link, you will enter your credit card or debit card information.
  4. At this point your donation will process.
  5. You will see a confirmation text showing your donation and registration were successful.
  6. For ease of use, add 757-379-8855 to Contacts on your device for future use.

How to Give to Different Funds

  • If you only text a monetary value, the funds are attributed to the Chapel's General Fund.
  • If you text a monetary value and the word KEYWORD, you will receive a text including a list of the fund names to which you can donate.
  • Respond with the keyword of the corresponding fund.

Other Text-Giving Tips

  • If you text “Help”, you will receive a reply text that states: “To give, enter the amount you want to give, such as 100. You can also give to a specific fund by typing the keyword after your amount, such as 100 NEXT.”
  • If you text “Reset”, you will receive a reply text that states: “Saved card information successfully removed. Please register your card information again when making your next gift by texting an amount to this number."

FAQs

Q: Is it safe to give using Text-to-Give?
A: Yes. Our processor is a Level 1 Certified PCI Compliant Service Provider. This means it conforms to the highest set of security standards in the payment card industry. All personal, credit card, and bank information is submitted using 256-bit encryption. There is no stronger form of protection than this encryption.

Q: Why should I set up a Text-to-Give account?
A: The Chapel highly encourages members and regular attendees to create online giving accounts and/or text-to-give accounts as methods that are safe and convenient. Text-to-Give can be through your bank or by credit card. Creating a Text-to-Give account stores your basic information in the secure system to provide a quicker and more convenient way to give.

Q: Will I still receive regular contribution statements from the Chapel?
A: Yes. The Chapel will continue to send year-end contribution statements to your address on file for your financial records.

Q: How will I know that I set up my gift correctly?
A: Immediately after submitting your contribution, you will receive an email and/or text message verifying your contribution.

Q: I have additional questions about Text-to-Give donations that have not been addressed. Who can I talk to?
A: For any questions, concerns, or comments about our Text-to-Give system, please contact the Finance Team at   or call 757-941-1569 or 757-920-5027. You will receive a response from our staff as soon as possible.

Giving by Mail

If you would like to mail your financial gifts to the Chapel, please make checks payable to Williamsburg Community Chapel and use the memo area of your check to indicate any designations. It is not advisable to send cash through the mail when making donations to the Chapel.

Checks should be mailed to:

Williamsburg Community Chapel
Attn: Finance Team
3899 John Tyler Highway
Williamsburg, Virginia 23185

Year-end Contribution Statements are compiled and mailed to your address on file for your Chapel ACS records in January of each year. Your year-end statement includes all methods of giving to the Chapel that you used for that year.

Sunday Offerings

Offerings are taken during each worship service. You also have the opportunity to place offerings in the Contribution boxes at the entrances to the Worship Room. Those boxes are checked by the ushers at the end of Sunday's services each week.

Please make checks payable to Williamsburg Community Chapel and use the memo area of your check to indicate any designations.

Year-end Contribution Statements are compiled and mailed to your address on file for your Chapel ACS records in January of each year. Your year-end statement includes all methods of giving to the Chapel that you used for that year.

Gift of Stock or Mutual Funds

The Chapel is grateful to receive gifts of stock or mutual funds. To complete your gift of these financial assets to the Chapel, please call Dave Anderson with Davenport & Company, LLC at (757) 258-2811.

Refer to account:

Williamsburg Community Chapel
Account Number: 8725-1095
Held at Davenport & Company, LLC
Tax ID 54-1162683

The forms below can assist you and your broker to more easily make your gift. Please send the completed original to your broker and a copy of your completed original to the Chapel. If there is a special designation for your funds, such as the Next 40 Campaign, Agape, missions, etc., please make sure you specify this on the form or by email.

Year-end Contribution Statements are compiled and mailed to your address on file for your Chapel ACS records in January of each year. It includes all methods of giving to the Chapel that you used for that year. The amount received from the sale of your stock or mutual fund will be included in your yearly giving total, but will appear on your year-end contribution statement with a zero-dollar value. The church is not able to assign a value to non-cash donations according to IRS regulations. The tax-deductible amount of this donation should be determined by you and your tax professional.

Gift of Stock

Gift of Mutual Funds

Your Giving History

To access your history of all contributions to the Chapel (including in-person, by mail, online giving, and text-to-give), please login to your Access ACS Account by clicking the button below. This will be your total from all giving sources. When you are in Online Giving and logged into your Online Giving account, Your Giving History will just be your Online gifts including Text-to-Give gifts.

If you have difficulty creating or accessing your Access ACS account, please contact   or call (757) 229-7152. Once logged in, click the "Home" tab and then click "My Giving History." Please note that all contributions may not appear until the transaction has been posted to the Chapel's financial records. Please also note your email address must match the one on file at the Chapel for your protection.

Giving History

Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. 

– Matthew 6:19-21