Giving Portal transaction fees are on us

The Moravian Ministries Foundation in America will begin paying the processing fees for online gifts made through the Moravian Giving Portal, beginning July 1. The Foundation itself has never charged any kind of fee. But, the backend processor, Blackbaud Merchant Services, charges a financial, processing fee similar to others who perform this service. This fee…

Honor thy mother

On May 9 we celebrate Mother’s Day. It’s a secular holiday, but the idea of honoring mothers (and fathers) did also make God’s top 10 list. So, it is appropriate to consider these three ways you can honor or remember your mother. Make a gift in her honor or memory. One of my favorite features…

An incredible first Day of Giving

We are grateful for the many people who contributed to a remarkable first ever Moravian Day of Giving on February 16. Moravian agencies and churches received over 200 gifts on that day — 70 of which came from first-time users of MMFA’s Giving Portal. This exceeded our previous record for the most gifts processed on…

Who’s getting your first fruits?

You got paid on Monday. And now that it’s Sunday, there’s not much left to put in the offering plate at church. More of us think this way (and live this way) than will admit it. According to Dave Ramsey, 78% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. So who’s getting your first fruits? If the…

5 Ways to Best Use Your New Online Giving Tools

On August 1 the Moravian Ministries Foundation in America (MMFA) launched the new Moravian Giving Portal. And, for the first time, many Moravian congregations (those who have any kind of relationship with MMFA) suddenly found themselves with the infrastructure to receive credit card donations online. Some immediately recognized the opportunity and put it to good…

Giving from your heart is simple & smart

Feel called to do something to alleviate hunger in your community? But you don’t have the time to research and monitor the agencies that deliver these services. Our new Field of Interest Fund might be perfect for you! Your gift from the heart, along with gifts from others who share your passion, accumulate in a…

Moravian Ministries Foundation in America Giving Portal

Introducing the new Moravian Giving Portal!

“We will support, according to our ability, the financial needs of the local congregation, the District, the Province, and the Unity. We will consider the support of the benevolent causes of the Moravian Church, both at home and abroad, as a privilege, an opportunity, and a responsibility.” – Moravian Covenant for Christian Living Your Moravian…