May the End of Year Contribution Letter Contain the word "Tithe"?

by Elvie

There is a visitor in the church that will not accept our Contribution Letter for the reason that it ONly contains the words Gifts/Contributions. They want their Letter to Contain the giving of their "tithes". Would their be a problem for the church if the Contribution Letter is re-worded like that?

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Feb 05, 2016
by: Lewis in NC

Is your visitor actually tithing to your church in a formal and consistent way? The word "Tithe" would not be where a problem is here, but to allow a visitor to set policy for the church would be a huge problem as I see it. Be careful with this one.

There are suggestions to what to include on a church contribution statement given at this website, so search for that, or just "google" it.

Feb 05, 2016
Tithes and offerings
by: MarcusNTexas

I suppose it would be okay to substitute the terms "tithes and/or offerings" for the terms "gifts / contributions". Seems like doing that would be an easy way to handle the individual's request. If that were done at our church I would not experience any heartburn.

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