E-Giving Options

There are numerous ways to make donations to UMCL. There is no need to write and mail weekly or monthly checks. It saves expenses for giving envelopes and it provides a stable foundation for our important ministries. It’s easy to do and has many benefits.
Here are ways you can be an E-giver:

Monthly ACH Giving

Monthly bank transfers from your checking/savings account to UMCL. You can download the authorization form by clicking here: UMCL ACH Form
and e-mail the completed form to
*This is a preferred method as there are no fees involved for either party.

Credit Card Giving

Set up Recurring OR One-Time contributions by credit card or e-check. Click this  button: 
and follow the prompts to set up your contribution via the ShareFaith Ministries Website.

Text Giving

To start, Text the word GIVE to 847-961-2332 and follow the prompts to complete a one-time registration. After that, simply text the desired amount and UMCL to 847-961-2332.
For example, text ’25 UMCL’ to 847-961-2332 to donate $25.

Auto Pay Giving

You can also set up recurring contributions with the “auto pay” function in your bank account.
This generates a paper check that is mailed to UMCL.

There are also other ways to give to UMCL.

  1. UMCL accepts donations of shares of stock. If you would like to donate stock contact
  2. QCD is as easy as ABC. You can donate directly from your traditional retirement account to UMCL. This is called a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD). In addition to the benefit to UMCL, it can result in tax-savings for you. Speak to your financial and/or tax advisor for details.
  3. You may be able to make your contributions go farther! Many employers will match your contributions to UMCL. Please check with your employer to see if your contributions to UMCL are eligible to be matched.


Contact Jane Schmitt at

Thank You For Giving to UMCL!