Why do we pay tithes and offerings? Tithing is a sacred privilege. When we pay tithes, we show gratitude for all that God has given us and return to Him a portion of what we have received.
Tithing is used to build temples and meetinghouses, translate and publish the scriptures, do missionary and community work, and in other ways build God’s kingdom on earth.
Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the LORD of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it.
2 Corinthians 9:7 - Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, [so let him give]; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.
Don D. Otis (Chairman/Finance/Asst. Treasurer)
James Bailey (Superintendent)
Napoleon Barrett (Treasurer)
Marshall Nelson (Church Clerk)
Charles Qualls, Sr. (Finance)
CHARLIE JEFFERSON SCHOLARSHIP FUND MINISTRY
The Charlie Jefferson Scholarship fund was created to help support students entering college. The members of Evergreen as well as friends of our congregation, have donated monies to Charlie Jefferson Scholarship Fund.
Committee: Sis. Sharon Sims, Sis. Cora Monroe and Sis. Kim Evans
And verily they that are of the sons of Levi, who receive the office of the priesthood, have a commandment to take tithes of the people according to the law, that is, of their brethren, though they come out of the loins of Abraham: