Giving at Bayside

We believe in honoring God with our first and trust His Word that He will bless the rest.

Ways To Give

Online Giving
Mail in a Gift
Text To Give
Church Center
Give Stocks
In Person
Kingdom Builders

Ways To Give

Online Giving
Simple and secure. Give a single gift, or schedule recurring giving using your checking account, debit, or credit card
Mail in a Gift
For those wishing to mail checks, please send them to:

Bayside Community Church
Attn: Finance Dept
15800 East State Road 64
Bradenton, FL 34212
Text To Give
Text amount and your campus (Lakewood Ranch, Bayshore Gardens, ect..) to 84321

Finish set up by following response link
Church Center
1. Download "Church Center App" from the App Store or Google Play.
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2. Select "Bayside Community Church' as your home church

3. Follow the prompts to set up your profile and click give from the bottom menu
Give Stocks
Many of our members have found giving appreciated stock is better than cash.
By giving appreciated stock to a charitable organization,
you avoid paying capital gains tax on the increased value of the stock.
In Person
You can also give in-person at one of our weekend services
by filling out the provided envelope and dropping it in the offering
buckets as they are passed around during service.
Kingdom Builders
Give an offering, over and above your tithe, to make a Kingdom impact. Our Kingdom Builders are making an impact in the next generation, our community, and the world.
When You Give At Bayside
You are giving to multiple Area's
"So I got up and I didn't just walk but I ran to the stage. It was such a beautiful moment because I was completely healed, I was able to walk and then run. It was such a beautiful moment."

-Kassidy

Austin
XII Conference 2023 Attendee

HEAR KASSIDY'S STORY
"I walked into that church as a non believer. You see the smiles, you feel the presence of the Lord and you feel the spirit. I instantly felt like I was at home."

-RAFAEL

HEAR RAFAEL'S STORY
"The kids and the youth is really where it starts. They are literally the next generation. These are people that will be leading the church one day. So being able to teach 3 and 4 year olds the story of Jesus and it goes with them the rest of their lives. I think is really important."

-Sarah

HEAR SARAH'S STORY

Online Giving

Simple and secure. Give a single gift, or schedule recurring giving using your checking account, debit, or credit card.

View the FAQs2023 Financial Review

Mail A Gift

For those wishing to mail checks, please send them to:

Bayside Community Church
Attn: Finance Dept
15800 East State Road 64
Bradenton, FL 34212

Church Center App

1. Download "Church Center App" from the App Store or Google Play

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2. Select "Bayside Community Church' as your home church

3. Follow the prompts to set up your profile and click give from the bottom menu

More Ways To Give

Gift of Stock

Many of our members have found giving appreciated stock is better than cash. By giving appreciated stock to a charitable organization, you avoid paying capital gains tax on the increased value of the stock.

Give Stocks

Text To Give

1. Text amount and your campus name (Lakewood Ranch, Hardee County, Fruitville, etc…) to 84321

2. Finish set up by following response link

Frequently
Asked Questions

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What is Church Center?
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Church Center is a mobile app and web experience through Planning Center where you can explore, engage, and get involved throughout the week.

What is Planning Center?
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Planning Center is a web-based program for the church designed to streamline communication, administration, registration and giving so that our church staff can spend more time doing ministry and less time doing administration.

How do I update my giving profile and/ or recurring gifts?
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Update your giving profile + recurring gifts, change payment information, or download giving statements.

Update Your Giving Profile ⟶

How do I set up my recurring gift?
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1. Download the new Church Center mobile app on
Apple Store ⟶
or
Google Play ⟶
or
Continue in browser view ⟶
2. If you’re using the app, choose your campus and login

3. Select give from the menu

4. Watch the brief video on how to give

5. Click the blue give button below the video

6. Set up your gift

How do I access my giving statement or history?
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Why does Church Center ask me to enter my bank login info?
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Church Center uses Plaid to verify your bank account. More than 4,500 companies trust Plaid because of its commitment to the security of your financial data. Bayside, nor the Church Center app have access to anything you enter into Plaid.

Alternatively, you can choose to manually verify your bank account by choosing the manual option. Here, you will add your account information the same way you would to set up online payments with other companies.

Why is there a processing fee when I give?
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When you use your credit card or pay electronically, the organization receiving the payment pays a processing fee based on the total amount. That includes all of your past gifts to Bayside.

Our new giving system allows you to maximize your gift by covering the fees. This is optional. Simply uncheck the box and Bayside will pay the fees just as it has in the past. Giving by e-check (ACH) is the best way to avoid fees as it only comes with a 25-cent cost regardless of the amount.

I want to learn more about giving via stocks.
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Many of our members have found giving appreciated stock is better than cash. By giving appreciated stock to a charitable organization, you avoid paying capital gains tax on the increased value of the stock. Check out frequently asked questions about giving stock here.

Learn More About Required Minimum Distributions
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Once someone turns 73, specific amounts must be taken from retirement plans yearly, which is known as a required minimum distribution (RMD). This is subject to ordinary income tax and can be taxed federally and at the state level. To reduced taxable income, you may consider donating your RMD directly to Bayside Community Church through a qualified charitable distribution. When doing so, you lower your tax liability while fulfilling your RMD, and Bayside Community Church receives the founds without credit card fees.

Who can I contact with additional questions?
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Please reach out to us at givinghelp@mybayside.church.We would love to help answer any questions you may have!

Now To Him

"Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen."

- Ephesians 3:20-21 NIV