Do I have to give money to be a member?

Membership is about baptism. Those of us who regularly receive Holy Communion, participate in the ministries of the church, and give of our resources are called “members in good standing,” but that doesn’t mean that anyone is holier than anyone else.

We understand that people are at various levels of comfort regarding financial giving, and that it doesn’t always have to do with how wealthy or poor we are. God calls us to be generous in ways that stretch us and help us grow.

We encourage all our members to make a pledge to Good Shepherd regardless of their income level. We don't distinguish between large and small amounts: elders on fixed income and children with allowances can give just as joyfully as those with traditional salaried jobs.

How do I give financially?

You can make a pledge using this form.

You can place a check or cash in the offering plate any time. You can make a one-time, specific donation here. Or you can mail checks to the Church of the Good Shepherd, P.O. Box 3108, Federal Way, WA 98063 (please note that our P.O. Box ZIP code is different from that of our mailing address).

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