The mission of Harvest is to equip leaders while providing a resource to the church. In short, we want to help the church make disciples.
We’re not trading days for money, but for opportunity. The work of Harvest solely rests on being face to face with children, teens and ministry leaders as we lead worship, encourage faith and inviting people to follow Christ.
God’s economy is kingdom minded. Which is why we rely heavily on faithful Christians to help us carry out this work! Thanks for your giving toward Harvest Ministry. If you aren’t currently part of our small, but generous team of regular financial supporters, you’re invited to step into the community with a special contribution toward the 2017 summer ministry! Thanks for your support!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHO CAN GIVE?
Anyone is welcome to contribute to Harvest Ministry. Young adults, older adults, families, students, churches… anyone!
IS ANY AMOUNT TOO SMALL?
No amount is too small. You’re invited to give as you feel led.
HOW CAN A SMALL AMOUNT HELP?
A small amount can make a difference because of the power of many people. For example, the pre-summer fundraising goal is $2,000 to help send off the team. One hundred individuals giving $20 would complete the goal! 100 Individual may seem like a lot, but there are approximately 5000 people receiving this email!
IN WHAT WAYS TO PEOPLE USUALLY GIVE?
Online donations, auto debit/credit card, auto bank checks and checks through the mail. Outside of the small, but generous team of regular Harvest monthly financial supporters, people most often give toward Harvest Ministry when asked.
WHY DO MINISTRIES LIKE HARVEST NEED MONEY?
Kingdom work has always been supported by the generosity of faithful Christians. If it weren’t for these contributions the work of many hospitals, missionaries, relief groups and local ministries wouldn’t exist. Most of the time, Harvest is out on the front lines of ministry investing in the lives of students, children, and leaders. We are able to go because of your gifts. Of the $120,000 Harvest budget, About 45% comes from love offerings and honorariums from churches and events, 20% comes from grants, another 15% comes from the sale of music resources, and a final 20% from individual donors – like you!
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN HARVEST RECEIVES A DONATION?
We give God thanks, we are encouraged and we send the giver a thank you note and ministry update! The money is used to accomplish the mission of going, sending, inviting, serving and proclaiming!
DOES MINISTRY GIVING COUNT AS TITHE?
Church members should faithfully and regularly give to the work of God in their local congregation. Special ministries should be in addition.
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