How to Give

Ways to Give financially to Living Faith UMC:
Checks and Cash

Gifts of cash or checks are the most common form of giving to the church. Checks can be made payable to Living Faith UMC.

If you would like an envelope number, you can contact the church financial office. If you have a specific envelope number, you can indicate that number of your check.

Cash and checks can be:

  • Dropped in the offering plate on Sunday mornings
  • Or mail your gift to:

Living Faith UMC
53 Grove Street
Putnam CT 06260

Direct Deposit

You can utilize your bank’s online bill payment service to set up direct deposits for giving.

If you use bill pay services offered by your financial institution, you can set up the church as a payee and have them mail checks to the church.

The payment can be set as a monthly recurring bill or manually tell the bank to pay us each month. If you decide to use this service, use the following information:

  • Payee: Living Faith UMC, 53 Grove St., Putnam CT 06260
  • Account: Your envelope number, or your name if you don’t have an envelope number.

To give a donation in memory or in honor of an individual, please send a letter indicating the person for whom the gift is being given, the name of the person or family giving the gift, and a contact phone number and address for the person giving the gift along with your donation. You may submit your donation to the church office.

Giving Information


Send requests to start, stop or updates to giving envelope information to the church office manager, Bev Shaw


All contributions are secure and tax-deductible. You will receive a year-end giving statement for your records.

To request a printed giving statement, email