FAQ

1. What are the different ways to give to Christian Life Center?

You can give to Christian Life Center using any of the following systems:

– Give by credit card at clministry.com/church/giving
– Give by credit card using Text to Give (see instructions below)
– Give by check by mailing it to us (see instructions below)
– Give by cash or check during one of our weekly services
– Give by using Paypal (click here to donate)

2. How do I give to Christian Life Center using a credit card or checking account?

– Go to clministry.com/church/givingSelect the fund you would like to donate toward, the amount, the frequency of the gift, and any additional comments (if applicable) and press “Continue”
– Fill out your Donor Details with the information that matches the address on the credit card you’re about to use.
– Fill in your final payments details and click “Give now” to confirm your donation.
– A confirmation email will be sent to you using the email address you provided on the Donor Details form.

3. How do I give by text message using a credit card?

Text to Give is the latest and most convenient way to donate to Christian Life Center! Just follow these 3 easy steps:

Step 1: Text “SETUP” to 209-502-2080
Step 2: Enter the $ amount you want to give followed by a giving keyphrase below
Step 3: Send text message
NOTE: The first time you use Mobile Giving you will need to follow a link to enter your credit card information. After that, you can donate anytime by sending a simple text message!

Available Keyphrases: “Tithe”, “Offering”, “Missions”, “Care” (pastoral care), “Debt” (church debt reduction), “Benevolence”, “Media”, “TLC” (church renovations)

EXAMPLE: Texting “100 Tithe” to 209-502-2080 (after initial set up) will be a $100.00 contribution to Tithe.

Watch a video tutorial here.

 4. How do I give to Christian Life Center by mailing a check?

Please make all checks payable to “Christian Life Center” and write what you are giving towards in the memo line (Tithe, Offering, Missions, Etc). Our mailing address is:

Christian Life Center
ATTN: Accounting
9025 West Lane
Stockton, CA 95210

5. When will my giving statement be sent out?

A receipt is emailed to you immediately if you give online. However, each year end, Christian Life Ministries, a non-profit 501c3, sends you a tax deductible statement by mail. Please make sure that you have completely filled out your address information.

6. What if I don’t receive my giving statement by mid-February?

If you don’t receive a statement, please contact the business office at 209-957-4027.

7. If I mail my contribution in December 2016, but it doesn’t reach my church until January 2017, which year should I claim it?

Generally, all payments posted over the internet by midnight, 12/31, will be reflected in the prior year giving. Checks received within 5 business days of the new year, if dated in the prior year and postmarked in the prior year will be counted for the prior year.

8. If I make a contribution in early January, can I claim it on my prior year taxes?

No, contributions will be recorded for the new year – the year they were given in.