Giving

Giving

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350 Families

In 2020, our Thanksgiving Outreach served 350 families
with bags of food for their Thanksgiving meal, as well as pantry staples and more,
thanks to your generous donations of food and money!
We made real connections with people, heard prayer concerns,
and prayed with people, too!

Farm Market:
1,070 Weekly Attendees
40 Vendors
11 Food & Sweets Trucks
525 Books
175 Backpacks
1,000+ lbs of Donated Produce

In 2021, an average of 1,070 people came to the Hilliard Farm Market each week,
which we host in our parking lot May through September,
thanks in part to your generous contributions and support!
We host 40 vendors each week
and work with 11 different food and sweets trucks!

The community donated 525 books through the Farm Market
to Books in Little Hands and packed 175 backpacks with Hilliard Kiwanis
to give to Hilliard City Schools students!

300 Students Every Week

Every Friday during the school year, our Feeding Hilliard Students ministry,
in partnership with Hilliard Kiwanis, sends food home with 300 students who experience food insecurity, thanks to your generous donations!

$634,819

2020 General Giving totaled $634,819.

253 people, 58 groups

In 2020, 253 adults participated in 58 groups to connect with God and each other, develop friendships with other people of faith, learn, and pray together.

142

We have introduced at least 142 people to the Enneagram,
a powerful tool for self-discovery and transformation.

11

Our pastors have baptized 11 people so far in 2021,
4 of whom were adults professing their faith for the first time!

Your generosity is making a real difference, friends,
and we are humbled and grateful
to be in partnership with you!

Your giving is a spiritual act of worship, and it makes possible the ministry of changing lives and transforming communities. Thank you for helping us change the world with the love of God, who loves us no matter what!

Because of your generosity, Hilliard UMC is impacting families and communities in profound ways, in collaboration with many local organizations.


Lots of Ways to Donate

  • Give through your phone: download the free GIVEPLUS+ app on your smart phone (available for both Android & iPhone), and choose Hilliard UMC.
  • Bring cash or check offerings to in-person worship any Sunday.
  • Mail your contributions to the church: 5445 Scioto Darby Rd, Hilliard OH 43026.
  • Give through your bank or financial institution’s online bill pay system.
  • Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) allows consistent amounts to be drawn directly from your bank account on a regular basis. This option allows you to give as a regular priority, and it also reduces the processing expense for the church. To get started with EFT, contact our Finance Administrator (financeadmin@hilliardumc.org, 614.876.2403).

If you’d like to see a financial report, contact our Finance Administrator.

Estimate of Giving Form

To help us plan and budget for the coming year, we invite you to fill out this confidential Estimate of Giving form. You can change your pledge at any time by contacting our Finance Administrator.

Explanation of Funds

  • Operating Fund: the primary general fund. This is where your annual pledges go, plus any cash gifts placed in the Sunday morning offering plates.
  • Apportionments: our annual contributions to the work of the larger United Methodist Church (local, national, global).
  • Capital Fund: special fund drive for buildings and grounds maintenance projects that are above-and-beyond the general operating fund.
  • Community Emergency Assistance (Bridges of Hilliard): a special pandemic support fund for those struggling with rent, bills, etc.
  • Pastor’s Discretionary Fund: helps with rent, bills, food, and other practical assistance.
  • UMCOR Disaster Relief: United Methodist Committee on Relief, which helps with boots-on-the-ground work after natural disasters. 100% of gifts to UMCOR go straight to relief work.
  • Memorial Fund: an estate planning designation for giving in memory of a loved one.
  • Endowment Fund: contributions to this fund are invested to support HUMC long-term, and grants are offered some years from the investments earnings, to support ministry that’s beyond the regular operating budget.

If you’d like to see a financial report, contact our Finance Administrator.

Endowment Fund:
A Lasting Gift

The Permanent Endowment Fund was established in 2002 to give members and friends of Hilliard UMC the opportunity to make a lasting gift to support ministries beyond the regular operating budget. These gifts have the power to support Hilliard UMC into the future as the investments grow, continuing God’s work beyond us, beyond today. Learn more HERE about different ways to give, where you can designate your gifts, the investment policy, and grants awarded from investment earnings.