Online Giving Instructions

May 20th, 2020

Giving is an act of Love, and an act of Faith in a Generous God

Augustana Lutheran has established an account with providing members and visitors alike an easy way to contribute online.

There are two ways to give… from the Mobile App or from our church website using theGive buttons found throughout the website.

Play the video below to learn how to create an account and give on your mobile devise.

Special Notes about using

  • When setting up your account:
    • Be sure to select Augustana Lutheran Church of Andover, IL
    • You can choose to donate through a credit card or a bank account.


  • All sensitive financial information is stored with the highest bank level security.


  • When making a gift  you will have the choice of directing your donation to one of the following:
    • Offering (default)
    • World Hunger
    • Food Pantry
    • Church Modernization Projects
    • Memorial
    • Scholarship
    • Good Samaritan Fund
    • Endowment Fund


  • If your wish to send your gift to: another category; split your gift across multiple categories; or have special instructions as to how your gift should be used, select “Offering” and email your wishes to the Financial Secretary email:


  • You will receive an email confirmation after each gift.


  • You will be able to view a complete history of your online gifts through your account


  • Each online gift has a handling charge assessed:
    • For American Express Cards: 3.5% +$0.30
    • For most other Credit Cards:       2.9% of gift + $0.30
    • For Bank Accounts:                        1.0% of gift + $0.30


  • automatically computes the handling cost. You have the option to “Cover Cost”
      • Checking the “Cover Cost” allows for you to cover the handling fees, so that the church receives the full intended offering.
      • E.g. Let’s say you donate $100.00 with your bank account. The handling fee would be $1.30. If you choose to cover cost it will cost $101.30 to give the church a $100.00 offering. If you do not choose cover cost, the church would receive $98.70.



The “Give” button below (found throughout our website) allows you to do the exact same functions as described in the video without a special mobile app. Give it a click!