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How to Give

“It is more blessed to give than to receive” (Acts 20:35).

At Hope Lutheran, we encourage a culture of giving. Every gift makes an incredible difference to our church, the people of Nanaimo and our work in the community. Give a gift to the community in need, a gift to our church of your time, your skill, your donation.

We are so grateful for your commitment and generosity.








What gifts of time and skill do you have to offer?  See us in ways you can be a blessing to this congregation, this community, this world. Get involved in a committee or project. See the council chairperson or our Pastor for opportunities to put service into action! Contact us at






Our church is a liturgical worshiping community.  There is need for members to read, prepare, greet or provide music and flowers for our service.  Do you have the capacity to help us?  See one of the council members, the Pastor or Intern. Contact us at






This congregation and facility rely on the financial support of its members and friends.  Consider your financial support for allowing the work of this congregation to be sustained.  Consider giving on an automatic withdrawal from your bank to allow for a predictable budget to pay our bills throughout the year.


Methods of Financial Support to Keep Our Facility and Ministry Vibrant.

Currently, there are numerous ways for you to give and help us to maintain our church. A few options are outlined below:

1. Donate to Hope Lutheran Nanaimo through Canada Helps


Canada Helps is a Charitable Organization set up to help Registered Canadian Charities it is used widely across Canada to facilitate donations to registered charities. All you have to do is click on the link at the end of this paragraph in order to donate to Hope Lutheran Nanaimo online, and you can set this up for donating once or donating monthly. You just follow (click on) this link: 


Once you are on the Nanaimo Hope Lutheran Church page on Canada Helps you can follow the options on the page to donate. You will receive a full Charitable Donation Tax Receipt for any donation arranged through Canada Helps

2. Sign up for Pre-Authorized Withdrawal (PAR)

Here is a fillable PDF form you can use to donate to Hope Lutheran using PAR.  


You just fill this form out with your personal and bank account details, print it, sign it and send it together with a void cheque to:      Hope Lutheran Church, 2174 Departure Bay Road, Nanaimo, BC V9S 3V6

Or scan your filled and signed form and your void cheque and send them to Hope Lutheran’s Treasurer, Gerry Owen at  He will ensure that your form and void cheque get to the PAR administrator. 


You will receive a charitable donation tax receipt for all donations made through PAR. You can change or cancel your PAR donations at any time. This is the form you fill out to cancel your PAR donations. 

3. Interac e-Transfer using online banking

  • If you use online banking, log into your account

  • Add Hope Lutheran Church as a recipient using our email address:

  • Enter the desired amount and click send.

  • Hope Lutheran is registered with Interac auto deposit.  No security question will be requited.


Again, you will receive a full charitable donation receipt for this donation. The following link provides further instructions on Interac e-Transfers:

4. Mail envelopes with your donation (preferably by cheque) to the church

As long as Canada Post is running, you can mail envelopes directly to the church office.Mailing address:  Hope Lutheran Church, 2174 Departure Bay Road, Nanaimo, BC V9S 3V6


5. Drop envelopes with your donation (preferably by cheque) off at the church

Envelopes can be placed through the normal mail slot at the front door of the church. These will be gathered regularly and your donation will be accounted for in the usual way. You will receive your charitable tax credit for all donations.If you are mailing or delivering a cheque you might want to think about enclosing a series of post-dated cheques. We expect the current restrictions will last at least three to four months.

If you need assistance with any of these options or have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to contact Gerry Owen at

​If you have authorized expenses you made on behalf of Hope Lutheran Church please submit the form below to the office:

Donation Box with Clothes
Helping Hands
Image by Christian Dubovan

Stewardship is wise and effective giving of time, talent and finances

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