Online Offering

With Zelle®

with NO transaction fee

Get started by enrolling your email or U.S. mobile number through your mobile banking app.

Recipient Name: CEFC-LA

Recipient Email: finance@cefcla.org (offering purpose only )

Recipient Mobile Number: (leave it blank)

In the MEMO AREA, please make sure to include the following information at the memo area:

Your name, Your Offering ID, Your email/cell phone, the desginated fund

G-general fund; M-missions fund; B-building fund; C-caring fund; CP-church planting fund (e.g.$500 donation – G: $100, M: $100, B : $100, C : $100, CP : $100)
Your offering will go to General Fund by default with NO specification.
For any questions, please contact Finance@cefcla.org.

With PayPal®

with 2.2% transaction fees

You can give a one-time or recurring offering using PayPal.
You do not need to ‘join’ PayPal to complete the one-time offering with a credit card, debit card or bank account. However, a PayPal account is necessary to set up recurring payments. 
Unless specify in the Special Instruction Area, the whole offering amount will be deposited to the General Fund.

Online Form

The following offering services can now be requested by submitting an online request:

  1. Offering Statement copy
  2. Offering ID assignment
  3. Online Portal Access

By having access to the CEFCLA online portal, you can

  • manage your personal profile;
  • manage profile of your family members;
  • view your offering history;
  • print your offering statement. 

For any questions, please contact Finance@cefcla.org.

MISSION OFFERING 

If you want to donate to a specific missionary/project and receive a tax-deduction receipt, you should designate the donation to a particular ministry (such as a STM/ organization/area they serve) and “recommend” the use for the missionary. The Mission Committee has the sole discretion in how to distribute the fund within the ministry.

Here is the list of missionaries with their corresponding organizations/ministry:
Ministry / individual

  • AFC—Caleb Tan
  • Cru—Andrew Feng
  • Indigitous—Nick Wu
  • Horizons International—Edward Chau
  • Poland Ministry—Amy Lo
  • Taiwan Ministry—Nang-Can Luc

Please make donation to Mission Fund, designated to the organizations/ministry, recommend for the missionary.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is online giving? 

Online Giving is an easy and convenient way to support the ministry of CEFCLA.  The benefits of using Online Giving include the convenience of being able to give from anywhere at a time that is convenient for you, not having to write checks, and the ability to set up recurring donations so you don’t miss an opportunity to give when you are away from the church.

 

Why has CEFCLA started accepting online gifts?

This system is intended to make it more convenient for anyone to send their tithes and offerings to the church. Online giving provides a way to strengthen your faithfulness and is a way to help you become disciplined about regular giving.

 

How secure is online giving/payments?

Both PayPal & Zelle are secures way to make a payment with your credit/debit card or bank account information because this information is only processed on PayPal & Zelle’s secure system. 

 

Is this service only for members of the church?

No. Anyone may use this service to give to the church.

 

Will my contributions be reflected on my annual giving statement? Yes.

 

How do I get help? You can always contact our church office (626)570-8971 for assistance.