One morning in March, a member of the congregation presented Pastor Scott with a check for $140. She shared that she had received her “economic impact payment” (stimulus check) and since she had not been adversely impacted by the pandemic she was giving a portion of a it as a tithe, and wanted to challenge others to do the same.
Since sharing this news, other families in the congregation have come forward and over a thousand dollars has been collected. Soon, we’ll poll those who contributed to this challenge and mutually decide on a worthy cause in the community to direct the money toward. But, in the meantime, there is still opportunity to make YOUR tithe!
If you’d like to make a gift, simply write a check to Mount Calvary, with “Stimulus Challenge” in the memo line. Checks can be included in the offering plate during worship, dropped off at the church office during business hours, or mailed to the church at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 1000 Scalp Ave, Johnstown, PA 15904.