Giving FAQs

How can I give?
You can give a single gift now or schedule recurring giving using your checking account, debit, or credit card. You can also give securely right from your smart phone or mobile device using these same options. In addition, you can Give by check, cash, or credit card at any campus using the available envelopes and placing them in the secure Giving Boxes located by the doorways of our Worship Center. Or leave a legacy You can also leave a legacy by including Meadow Park in a will or trust, or by giving other non-traditional gifts such as vehicles, jewelry, stocks, bonds, etc.

How is my donation used?
Your giving to the General Ministry Fund of Meadow Park supports our ministry programming (kids, youth, worship, etc), outreach, benevolence and care, state and national ministry partners, pastoral and support staff, facilities and operations. Designated giving funds include our Faith Promise Missions Fund and our Building Fund for capital improvements.

How secure is my online giving? 
Our online giving solution uses the most powerful security tools in existence. All bank account information is stored as encrypted data. The system uses the same processing networks used by federal banking and government agencies. In fact, fewer people see your sensitive information with electronic gifts than with paper checks or mailed donations—making online the MORE secure choice.  

What payment method options can I choose from?
Meadow Park's online giving is configured to accept direct payments from checking or savings accounts. 

How often will payments be pulled from my account?
The program can be configured to pull funds from your account at a frequency that's right for you.

How do I know when my gift has processed, and for how much? 
You’ll receive an email receipt for your records that reflects the date and amount processed. You will also receive notification if your transaction fails for any reason. 

Will I still receive an annual paper statement of my giving? 
Yes. You will receive an annual giving statement from Meadow Park Church. 

What if I set up recurring Electronic Giving and want to stop it? 
Simply contact us in writing 30 days prior to your next donation date. This will ensure your automated online giving will be cancelled. 

What prevents the church from charging me whenever it wants? 
Federal law (Federal Regulation E) protects you from unauthorized debits from your checking account. With online giving, you have the right to stop, reverse, or dispute any debits you believe were made in error. 

How common is Online Giving? 
Online giving, like electronic payments, is very common. More than half of all U.S. households use electronic payments to pay their mortgage, loans, insurance premiums, utilities, membership dues, and other bills. (Statistic from