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Whether you give online, by texting, or in person during worship, your gift changes lives all while allowing you to express your heart of generosity. So thank you for giving and making a difference!


A brand new congregation like River Of Hope needs more than just resources; it invites the hearts of people who are passionate about their relationship with God, others, and the world.  Through the ways we give, we become partners with God in the work God intends to do in us and through us.  There’s an interesting phenomenon that happens in giving — hearts that are generous give, and when we give, our hearts become more generous.

While you can always give during our worship services, there are other easy and convenient ways to give, anytime or anywhere.


​The old-fashioned, but tride-and-true way to give, in-person, during one of our services. Sometimes keeping it traditional is the best way to go! 


Giving online makes your donations easier for you and for the church. Online giving is fast, easy, and highly secure. If you’d like to make an online gift, just click GIVE NOW and it will redirect you to the giving page of our partner community (Hope Lutheran in Palm Desert). 

Quick Instructions:

  • A new tab will open in your browser entitled "Donate - Hope Palm Desert" as our offerings are currently flowing through our partnership community - THIS IS OK. YOU ARE IN THE RIGHT PLACE!

  • Click on the box where you see “Current Expense” & scroll down to select “River Of Hope” from the drop-down menu. Your gifts will be designated entirely for our faith community. 

  • You will then be able to set up your secure gift, either as a one-time gift or a recurring gift. Clicking GIVE NOW redirects you to the giving page of our partner community.


Send a Text.

Simply send a text to 84321 with the amount you want to give, followed by "River of Hope". For example: $100 River of Hope.


You’ll get a reply text with a secure link to set up your giving.

  • Click on the link in the reply text

  • Search for "Hope Lutheran Church" (Yes, we need to go through our partnership community here too!)

  • Follow the set-up directions* and complete your donation!


Once you have created an account, you’ll be able to give in the future by just texting an amount as noted above as all of your information is saved through your phone number- it’s really that simple! Lots of people like this option because they can do it during worship when the offering plate is being passed.

*PLEASE NOTE: If you are setting up a gift directly from your checking account, you may be rerouted to your bank's website to verify your account information, and you may be asked to login using your banking username & password. This request is coming directly from your bank for authorization- you are not giving your private information to anyone. This is a secure transaction.


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