Paypal/ Venmo


Who do I make my check payable to?

Please make checks payable to:
Christian Layman Church.

Mail to:
CLC Admin Office
2550 Ninth St. #206
Berkeley, CA 94710

Can I get a tax receipt for cash donations?

Yes. Place your cash donation together with a communication card in the offering bag. Fill out your name, address, and donation amount to insure accuracy for the year-end receipt.

Can I donate via Venmo?

Venmo option is available if you have the Venmo app installed on your mobile devices and have opted-in to make purchases. Safari on iOS mobile devices and Google Chrome on Android mobile devices.

Can I donate using text?

Yes. "TEXT" your giving amount to 1-510-876-4900. As your text message, enter the $ amount you wish to donate and follow the prompt directions.

Can I donate stocks or other assets?

Yes, stock donations are accepted. There may be tax advantages to donating stocks with capital gains directly to the church vs. selling the stock personally and donating the proceeds. Please contact Lynn for details.

What's an e-Check?

An electronic check works just like a regular (printed) check - except you don't need to sign and send it to us in the mail. You can also set up a recurring donation (e.g., monthly tithe).

What is the difference between donating through PayPal vs. PayPal Giving Fund (PPGF)?

PPGF issues receipt per transaction - please email receipt to Lynn to reconcile
Yes, recurring option is available
Yes, recurring option is available (set up from your PayPal account)
2.2% + $0.30 per transaction (incurred by CLC)
CLC issues receipt at year-end
Recurring Donations
No fees incurred by CLC
Donation Receipt
Thank you and God bless your giving.