Thank you for your interest in partnering with Chestnut Ridge Church! Without the generous donations of supporters like you none of the work being accomplished at CRC would be possible. For your convenience, there are multiple ways to give:
For your piece of mind, online donations to CRC are processed through Easy Tithe. Click the button below to make your donations.
Bill Payment Service
Contact your bill payment service to include CRC in your regular weekly and/or monthly payments. Checks can be sent directly to the church at the address below.
Text to Give
Simply text a $ amount to 304-470-4078. You will then receive a link to register your information with Easy Tithe’s secure site. It’s as easy as that!
By Check or Cash
Make your check payable to Chestnut Ridge Church and mail it to:
Chestnut Ridge Church
2223 Cheat Road
Morgantown, WV 26508
Employer Matching Gifts
Contact your company’s Human Resources Department and ask if they participate with their employees in a matching gift program.
Gifts of Stocks, Bonds, and Mutual Funds
You can save capital gains taxes and receive a charitable deduction for the full fair market value for gifts of stocks, bonds, or mutual funds. If you wish to give this type of gift please give your broker our account name, account number and DTC number for our Merrill Lynch Account. The church maintains an account with Merrill Lynch in the name of Chestnut Ridge Church. Our account number is #639-04A44 and the DTC number is #5198. If your broker needs any additional information from us please have them contact Karen Lane at (304) 594-0548. In order for us to give you proper credit for your contribution, please notify us of the number of shares and the name of the stock(s) that you are transferring. You can do this by fax (304) 594-0827 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org. Your gift will be acknowledged on your annual contribution statement.
Chestnut Ridge Church is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization.
Where do my donations go?
General Operating Fund: Donations to Chestnut Ridge Church support its General Operating Fund. This fund makes possible the day-to-day ministries and services of the church.
Special funds: Periodically, opportunities to designate a donation to a specific ministry initiative become available. Missions and Benevolence are two examples of ministry-initiative funds.. To designate your contribution to a specific fund, simply indicate the name of the initiative (e.g., benevolence, missions, etc.) on the memo line of your check or on your envelope.
How does CRC uphold financial accountability?
Chestnut Ridge Church is committed to honoring God’s provision by exercising wise and faithful stewardship, ethical business practices, and full accountability to ensure the financial integrity of Chestnut Ridge Church remains above reproach. We accomplish this through a system of internal controls and an internal budgeting and reporting process.
- An annual compilation is performed by an independent certified public accounting firm.
- Anyone may request a copy of Chestnut Ridge Church’s most recently compiled financial statements. Contact us or call (304)594-0548 to ask general questions about our financial practices.
How late in the year can I make a donation and receive credit for this year’s taxes?
Per IRS regulations, contributions for each year must be received or postmarked by December 31 of that year in order to receive donation credit for that year’s tax purposes.
Please submit your online, mailed, or in-person donation accordingly.
Giving as of 8/18/14