As Christians, everything we have belongs to God. God calls us to be good stewards of all that He has given us. We give of our time, gifts and resources with a willing heart and as an expression of our obedience to Christ. We give as an expression of love.


With the end of the year coming up, we have a few reminders in regards to your finances.

-If you are making year contributions to the Hope Places, please note it in the memo line of the check.
-If you have moved in the past year, please make sure to update your address on The City if you have an account, or email your new address to Melinda Lestyan  ( This is to update church records and to assist with year end financial statement mailings which are required by law.
-If you would like to make a stock donations, please contact Melinda Lestyan ( as soon as possible for information on how to do so.
-Finally, all year end giving MUST be post-marked by 12/31. This year 12/31 is on a Saturday and the office will be closed that day.


You may set up a recurring contribution or make a one-time contribution to the general operating fund, mission trips, or the Hope Places fund. You may use a debit, credit or EFT on the City.  The City allows you to access your giving record and is very user friendly. Get a login for The City today.



There are several legacy giving arrangements that will help you express your heart for Christ, maximize your personal benefits, and accomplish your charitable giving goals. Each legacy giving arrangement can be structured to suit your individual situation. Learn More About Legacy Giving




Many people at Hope choose to give by stock.  Hope has an account with a local firm where assets are received and then sold.  The proceeds are sent to Hope and then credited to your giving statement. Learn More About Stock Donations




Many companies match employees’ gifts to charitable programs.  If you know your company has a matching gift program and would like to have them match your contributions, contact Melinda Lestyan, Stewardship and Development Coordinator at or 708-5330 ext. 115





You can give online at anytime. Gifts are made through Paypal, and are completely secure.

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You can give in person on Sundays during any of our worship services using cash or check.
Schedule regular contributions to Hope through your bank’s online bill pay, or create an EFT.  HOPE prefers contributors to set up their EFT’s via the City (voided check not required), but we are able to accommodate manual EFT forms (voided check required).
Mail a check – made payable to Hope Church, 12445 Patterson Ave, Richmond, VA 23238.



For information about other types of contributions, such as stock donations, please contact our Stewardship and Development Coordinator, Melinda Lestyan, in the Hope finance office at or call 804-708-5330 ext. 115.