Your gift is an investment in the future of the church and the people we serve here at First Church, in Akron, and beyond. Online giving makes it easy to support First Church when you are out of town or on vacation, and can help simplify your regular gifts. Thank you for your offering!


Our online giving portal is a safe, secure way of donating to First Church. Online giving allows you to set up an automatic donation plan from your credit or debit card, or make a one-time donation.  The donation page allows you to designate your payment for one or more ministry effort. You do not need to set up an account – the donation process is easy!

Donate from your Smartphone

First Church now offers a mobile version of our online giving page to make it easy for you to give anytime from your smart phone. Simply scan the image you see below (or to the left) using your phone’s QR code reader.

Other Ways to Give

You may offer your gift/pledge during worship each week. You may also send a contribution to us by mail:
First Congregational Church of Akron
292 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308

Gifts of Stock
Gifts of stock are always welcome and the process is not difficult. Your stock gift is transferred from your broker to the church’s account and immediately sold. Please contact our Finance and Operations Manager, Janis Worley at 330.253.5109 x111 or email for our account details.

Legacy Giving
Including First Church in your estate planning is one way you can ensure that the spiritual community you treasure will be a treasure for future generations. It can be as easy as adding language to your will or living trust. Here is an example: “I give First Congregational Church of Akron, a non-profit religious organization, located at 292 E Market Street, Akron OH 44308 (Federal Tax ID No:34-0714664) or its successor thereto, _____________ (designate a written dollar amount, a percentage of the estate, or a description of property or items) for its _____________ (unrestricted use – for operations – or restricted use in support of a specific named ministry).”

Please contact our Finance and Operations Manager, Janis Worley at 330.253.5109 x111 or email to discuss your plans.

Wishlist Giving
Downsizing or redecorating? We would be interested in learning more if you have any of the following items for us to consider. If accepted, all donations will become the property of the church to be used, displayed, stored, or removed at our discretion.

Furniture – round table with chairs (seats 8-10), bookshelves, end tables, coffee tables, office chairs, file cabinets
Precious artwork – a lasting legacy that would be on a display rotation
Everyday silverware sets
8′ rectangular white tablecloths
General office supplies – scissors, scotch tape, pens, pencils, packing tape, highlighters, markers, file folders, post-it notes, staplers

Questions About Your Donations?
If you wish to stop or change a recurring donation, or have any other questions, please call our Finance and Operations Manager, Janis Worley, at 330-253-5109 x111.