Your Generosity, His Gospel


What is First Fruits?

We believe the church is a direct link to impacting our local community; to inspire, bring hope and create positive life-giving change in every avenue of our city and cities across the world. The First Fruits offering is your opportunity to give extravagantly. This annual offering gives you a chance to sow into the church in a way that will accelerate the vision of the house to see God’s will done right here in our city first, then onto other cities all over the world.

When can I give the First Fruits offering?

You can give your First Fruits offering starting on January 1st, continuing throughout the month.

Why Give?

- The First Fruit offering is a principle all through the bible. Proverbs 3:9, "Honor the LORD with your wealth and with the first fruits of all your produce; then your barns will be filled with plenty, and your vats will be bursting with wine."
- We believe the church is a direct link to impacting our local community.
- To advance the vision by equipping the church to accomplish the mission.

Abel gave the very first of his harvest, it pleases the Lord when you choose to give back the best of what He has given to you. It's an act of gratitude and expression of faith that says, "Lord, since you have provided the first, I trust you will take care of me and provide the rest" (Genesis 4:4).

How can I prep for First Fruits?

Pray: The aim of First Fruits is to put God first in every aspect of our lives, including our finances. We encourage everyone to go before God and ask Him how you should plan to give.

Plan: We recognize the First Fruit offering is a great sacrifice and a leap of faith for most, but this is why it's so important to count the cost and make a plan. Creating a budget for December 2022 to January 2023 is a good way to start. Typically, the First Fruit offering is considered to be the first paycheck of the year. But remember, this is all about giving your best to God. Your best might be the pay of your first hour, first day, first week, or a different amount that God puts on your heart.

Give: Once you know that amount you're giving, take the leap of faith! We have a few giving options you can choose from below.

Giving on the City Wide App through Pushpay is simple and secure! Use your credit or debit card to give a recurring or one time gift below.

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One form of worship to Jesus Christ is through our tithes and offerings. Giving is an expression of the relationship between the individual giver and the Lord. Tithes and offerings are not limited to just income; they are a form of worship, and must not be considered as a business transaction, but rather an expression of gratitude towards God for all He has blessed us with through his immense grace and love for us.

God is Generous

We are generous in response to God's generosity. God gave us everything, including His own Son. We are givers because God is a giver.

To Build God's Kingdom


We give because we're called to.
"Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver." 2 Corinthians 9:7

Transformation

We give to see what God can do through us. City Wide's mission is to see the lost, broken, and skeptical find new life in Christ. Your giving is not just to keep the lights on, it's to bring that light into the world. It's to see a broken world healed and our friends, family, and community transformed by the love of Christ.

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Your Generosity, His Gospel

Quarterly Report 2022

Without you, we would not have been able to make the impact we have made thus far. Thank you for giving and being a part of what God is doing through City Wide! Check out what we did together from July - September.

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Your Generosity, His Gospel

Quarterly Report 2022

Without you, we would not have been able to make the impact we have made thus far. Thank you for giving and being a part of what God is doing through City Wide! Check out what we did together from July - September.

See Details