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God repeatedly challenges us to trust Him with our finances, promising that when we give Him our first and best, He will bless the rest.

5 Ways to Give

In-Person Giving

Give in Person

Sundays during worship
Give through envelopes provided at Open Door’s worship services by placing them in the offering plate when the offering is received.

Open Door has three funds that you may designate your gift to: the general ministry fund at your campus, the global missions fund, and the benevolence fund. You can designate which fund you would like to give to by marking a contribution envelope for your check or cash gifts.

Give by Mail

If you wish to mail a contribution or use online bill pay through your banking institution, please send financial donations to:

Church of the Open Door
43275 Telegraph Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035

Open Door has three funds that you may designate your gift to: the general ministry fund at your campus, the global missions fund, and the benevolence fund. You can designate which fund you would like to give to by including a note with your mail-in gift.

Mail Giving
Online Giving

Give Online

Online giving is a fast, convenient, and secure way to give. Set up a recurring donation or give a one-time gift through your Bank or Credit Card with our secure online giving page.

Give Online

Open Door has three funds that you may designate your gift to: the general ministry fund at your campus, the global missions fund, and the benevolence fund. You can designate which fund you would like to give to by selecting the fund in our online giving portal.

*Open Door pays merchant fees on credit card transactions (an average of 2.25%) and on direct bank transactions (an average of 0.25%).

Give Through Our Mobile App

You may also access our digital giving platform through the Open Door Mobile App. Online giving is a fast, convenient, and secure way to give. Set up a recurring donation or give a one-time gift through your Bank or Credit Card with our secure digital giving platform.

Open Door has three funds that you may designate your gift to: the general ministry fund at your campus, the global missions fund, and the benevolence fund. You can designate which fund you would like to give to by selecting the fund in our online giving portal.

*Open Door pays merchant fees on credit card transactions (an average of 2.25%) and on direct bank transactions (an average of 0.25%).

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Mobile App Giving
Text Giving

Give by Text

Gain access to our digital giving platform though text on your phone. How text giving works:

  • Text “give” to 833-891-6272.
  • Complete a one-time registration.
  • Confirm the amount and any other required details, including method of payment.

Open Door has three funds that you may designate your gift to: the general ministry fund at your campus, the global missions fund, and the benevolence fund. You can designate which fund you would like to give to by selecting the fund in our online giving portal.

*Open Door pays merchant fees on credit card transactions (an average of 2.25%) and on direct bank transactions (an average of 0.25%).

Give in Other Ways

Employer Matching
Many employers offer to match charitable contributions made by their employees up to a certain amount or simply give to charities their employees are involved in. If you would like assistance or are unsure about your employer giving to a faith-based organization, contact the church finance office.

Stocks, Bonds, Wills, Etc.
Contact the church finance office to discuss any donation that may be a more sophisticated financial gift.

Other Giving

Financial Structure of Church of the Open Door

Church of the Open Door is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
Your contributions may be tax-deductible. Consult your tax advisor for all tax implications of your gifts. Contribution statements are electronically available throughout the year through the Pushpay Giving Portal or by contacting the church finance office. If you have questions about your contributions, contact the church finance office.

The Church Stewardship Board (CSB) ensures the fiscal responsibility of Church of the Open Door.
The Church Stewardship Board is comprised of members of the church who have financial and business experience, and they guide the church through accountability and financial decisions. We believe that everything that we have is from God and that we are stewards of His resources. We want our finances to be transparent to our community. If you have questions or would like more information about our finances, please contact our Executive Pastor or the current chairman of the CSB.