Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How do I enroll in the Simply Giving Program to make
donations to Lord of Life?
A: Use the Link to the left. You'll complete the enrollment
form and enter your gift amount.
Q: Can I use credit or debit cards to make donations?
A: Yes! There are many different ways to do an Electronic
Fund Transfer – from savings, checking, credit card and
debit card accounts.
Q: What is an electronic funds transfer and how does it
A: In terms of the Simply Giving Program, this is a
pre-authorized recurring transfer of funds from your
account to the church. They are deposited directly into
your congregation's, account. As a result, your
contributions cannot be lost, stolen or forgotten.
Q: How often can funds be withdrawn from my account?
A: They can be withdrawn weekly, every other week, or
Q: How do I change or cancel authorization of a donation?
A: You just have to log on to your account and can make
changes as as needed.
Q: Is there a fee for electronic funds transfer service
A: The cost is 20 cents per transaction. Lord of Life covers
these transaction fees. There is no fee charged to you
for the use this service.
Q: How do I know how much I've given?
A: Once you log in to your account, you can search by date
the number of transactions. You will also see your online
contributions in your quarterly giving statements from
Lord of Life.
A new way of giving can help you make your contributions to our church. Simply Giving is a program where your gifts can be made through a secure pre-authorized electronic withdrawal from your bank account. You determine the frequency and amount of your automatic gift -- weekly, semi-monthly or monthly -- the option is yours.
Your gift is deposited into the church's bank account on the same day it is withdrawn from your account.
In this ongoing transaction to Lord of Life, if you wish you can designate how much you want to go to multiple funds: general operating fund, Savings, or other funds are all possible. Families will be given tax information at year end.
Lord of Life Lutheran Church
North Pole, Alaska