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“Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.”  2 Corinthians 9:7

At St Matthew, we practice joyful giving.  We encourage members to grow in generosity, because giving as a spiritual practice leads to greater gratitude and fulfilment.   

Automatic Offering

Setup an automatic recurring gift to make things easier for you. Our electronic giving platform makes it easier and quicker for you to give. 

Simply call the church office at 860-673-3301 or email and our Office Administrator will mail you the easy form and set up a monthly offering.

Sunday Offering

Place checks or cash in the offering plate during the Sunday service. Checks placed in the offering basket are recorded on the Sunday when they are received. In order to receive the appropriate documentation you need for tax purposes your name and address must be clearly identifiable on your check.

Mail a Check

To make a financial contribution by check, send your check to the church office:

St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 224 Lovely Street, Avon, CT  06001

Checks are recorded on the following Sunday upon receipt.

If your bank has automated bill paying you can set up St. Matthew Lutheran Church to receive electronically generated checks, allowing you an easier way to be systematic in your giving. For gifts made by mail at year-end, IRS regulations require that the postmark stamped on your envelope have the same year as that for which you intend to receive credit for the gift.


Make a one-time gift to St. Matthew.  Click the Donate button below and follow the simple directions.  Note this will redirect you to PayPal's secure donation form.

We ask that donors notify to let us know they have made a PayPal donation and what it is for, such as pledge/operating fund, a payment for flowers or others items, or a gift to the capital campaign, or a donation to one of the funds in memory of a loved one. 

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