Pre-Authorized Offering Program
Pre-Authorized Offering Program is a low-cost direct debit service that allows people to support their church through a convenient automatic monthly bank account withdrawal.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to acquire the form.
Contributions to special projects other than the above can be made through offering envelopes at worship services.
Benefits for the Contributor
Benefits for the Church
Withdrawals take place on the 1st of each month (may take a day or two to process through your account)
St. Luke receives a monthly report, records the gifts and issues tax receipts at the end of the year.
Return the application form with a void cheque/or PAD form from your bank, in a sealed envelope in the offering plate or directly to the treasurer at email@example.com. Forms returned prior to the 20th of any month will be processed on the first day of the next month.
You may wish to continue to use your regular offering envelopes:
Canada Helps is an secure, alternative way to donate, processing gifts to St. Luke and on behalf of St. Luke via credit card, PayPal or interac online and they issue tax receipts. Over 17,000 Canadian charities fundraise through Canada Helps, and it is a trusted partner of sister organizations such as Lutheran Hour Ministries, Concordia Seminary-St. Catharines and Lutheran Church Canada-East District.
Simply go to www.canadahelps.org to make an online gift. Search for St. Luke Lutheran Church, Ottawa and follow the steps. There are many giving options: create an account, make recurring donations or a one time offering.
When you make a gift through Canada Helps, you may want to let us know by using your regular St. Luke Offering envelopes.
For more information, check out the FAQ webpage:
For information about donating to St. Luke
through your will or trust, life insurance policies or other means, please consult your financial and legal advisors.