You should begin submitting your donations now based upon the upon the pledge option (monthly, quarterly, bi-annual, annual) you select.  You may donate via check(s) made payable to Providence Baptist Church (write Building Fund on memo line of your check(s) or via electronic transfer (Givelify, PayPal, or Shelby System) accessed at by selecting the “Give” tab.

If you submitted donations in January 2024 and/or February 2024, you may include them in your total pledge.  Donations submitted prior to 2024 were received and recorded for tax purposes.  As such they would not be included in the 3-year pledge you submit. 

Yes, we have taken great care to provide three online methods to donate: Givelify which we implemented during the pandemic; PayPal, one of the largest online payment platforms in the world; and Shelby System, a leader in providing software to churches since 1976.  Please remember that no online method is bulletproof; therefore, take the necessary steps available for increased security such as setting up a second level of authentication for your account, avoid using public wi-fi, and keeping your software up to date. 

Yes, Providence Baptist Church is recognized by the IRS as a non-profit 501c3 organization, so your contributions are tax deductible.  Annual Contribution Statements will be provided by the end of January each year which you may use as documentation of your donations. 

For tax purposes, all contributions must be received or postmarked by December 31 in order to be included in the Annual Contribution Statement for that year.  Any online contributions must also be initiated by and dated as of December 31.

Yes, you can set up a recurring donation through Shelby System. with complete control over the donation amount, frequency and date withdrawals made from your accounts.  You can also set up multiple recurring donations that are deposited into separate church funds such as tithes, offerings, benevolence and the Capital Campaign.

All donations will be received confidentially and only known to those responsible for recording financial data.  Should you choose to donate anonymously, write on the pledge card that you want your donation to be anonymous.  Your contribution will be documented as a tax-deductible donation and will be included in the annual contribution statements for your records. 

To donate a gift of cash anonymously, the donation should be given to Trustee Chair Gavin Cunningham or Capital Campaign Committee member, Trustee Trayvass Gallant.  In this case, the donation would be treated as a confidential anonymous gift without the opportunity for it to be tax deductible.

You may alter (increase or decrease) your commitment to reflect a change in your financial circumstances.  Please complete and submit a new pledge card and note that the new pledge negates the previously submitted pledge.

There will be other ways to serve as we progress through the campaign.  The Capital Campaign Committee will communicate these needs with Providence as they arise.  Every member can participate in praying for the church leadership, Capital Campaign Committee, Building Committee, the Architect, future construction company, and all who will be impacted by the new location.  

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