FIVE CATEGORIES OF GIVING
General Fund (EMC / Tithe)
The General Fund supports the church’s day-to-day ministries such as worship, community outreach, operations, meeting our members’ spiritual needs, and equipping us to be salt and light in this world.
Faith Promise (Offerings above the Tithe)
The Faith Promise occurs annually and funds Briarwood’s World Missions ministries.
Mercy Ministry (Offerings above the Tithe)
The Mercy Ministry distributes mercy funds, responds to needs of members in the community, and reaches out through mercy programs to seek the lost.
Building / Capital (Offerings above the Tithe)
Building/Capital campaign resources fund new building programs, campus expansion, debt reduction (when applicable), and other one-time needs.
Memorials / Honorariums (Offerings above the Tithe)
One-time or recurring gifts given to honor or remember individuals.