Ways to Give to St. Paul's

Thank you for giving to to the ministry of St. Paul's and to the care of those in need in any of the following ways:

Please make sure to always note the name of the household and the designation (regular offering, special offering, etc.) in the memo.

Recurring giving helps to sustain St. Paul's through these uncertain times. It also helps St. Paul's stay on budget and focus less on administration and more on mission.

NEW! Online and Mobile Giving

St. Paul's now accepts online and mobile offerings through give.stpaulsantamonica.org, which is powered by Tithe.ly an online payment processing service tailored to churches and recommended by the ELCA. Here's how to use this new service:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Online and Mobile Giving at St. Paul's

No, we recommend you not install the Tithe.ly app. Visit give.stpaulsantamonica.org on any computer, tablet, or mobile device without an app.

No, it is not necessary. You can make one-time and recurring gifts at give.stpaulsantamonica.org without setting up an account. If you would like to, however, you can create an account at give.stpaulsantamonica.org to securely store payment methods, manage recurring gifts, and view your giving history.

When you give to St. Paul's through give.stpaulsantamonica.org the gift is reduced by 2.9% + $0.30 per credit/debit card transaction, or 1% + $0.30 per ACH/Bank transaction. When making your gift, you can check "Cover Fees" to increase the gift by the amount that would otherwise be lost to fees. There are no contracts, no up-front fees, no PCI or security fees, and no hidden fees of any kind for St. Paul's to use Tithe.ly

Visit this FAQ for donors on Tithe.ly for more information about using the service. Visit get.tithe.ly/elca for more information about the ELCA partnership with Tithe.ly.

Both are good options. While sending a check doesn't incur the fees that are charged by online and mobile giving, there is a small cost associated with the overhead of processing and managing paper check payments. The fees charged for giving through give.stpaulsantamonica.org are well worth the convenience and security offered by the service.

No. At this time, St. Paul's is not able to accept bank-to-bank transfers or payments through services like Venmo, Zelle, and PayPal. Please use give.stpaulsantamonica.org instead.

If you are having issues using give.stpaulsantamonica.org, send an email to support@tithe.ly or call 424-644-3120 to request technical support.

Automated Checks Through Your Bank

Most banks offer no-fee automatic bill pay that you can easily set up yourself through your bank website. Click on your bank below to get started. If your bank isn't listed here, call them and ask about automated payments.

Send offerings to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 958 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403.