Gold Coast via de Cristo Donations

You can easily set up scheduled gifts to occur: one-time, weekly, twice monthly, or monthly.

You can easily set up scheduled gifts to occur: one-time, weekly, twice monthly, or monthly. Team fees and candidate fees can also be paid via “Give.Church”


Joy of Giving

How is Via de Cristo organized?  How much does it cost to have a weekend? How is it financed?”

The first and most important answer is that God inspired and supports Via de Cristo, and He called each of us to be here to share in it. Just as God chose the Roman Catholic Church in Spain to give birth to this remarkable method of Christian renewal through His Holy Spirit, this same Holy Spirit has supported each of us throughout the weekend -- opening our ears and hearts to Christ’s message, inspiring the palanca and love which we have shared in such abundance.

So Via de Cristo is led, first of all by the Holy Spirit. The Gold Coast Via de Cristo also has a Secretariat of lay people which selects the Rectors and Rectoras and Spiritual directors, who then assemble their Via de Cristo teams. The Secretariat also handles bookkeeping, supplies and other logistics, and communications within the Cursillo community.  Our mission after weekends is to go right back into the organizations we already belong to—our families, churches, jobs, and neighborhoods. That’s where God needs us to share the love and joy that He has showered upon us in this Via de Cristo weekend.      

Now, about finances...as you know, money doesn’t grow on a burning bush!  The Via de Cristo movement receives no financial support from any church.  It runs just fine on “JOG”, which is our shorthand for JOY OF GIVING. Your contribution will enable us to provide future weekends.  Just as everyone’s commitment differs depending on his or her way of life, so does everyone’s ability to contribute.

Another important part of JOG is giving of your time and talent.

Each one of us has something special and unique to offer.

This is a purely volunteer movement and we cannot do this without you.

Jesus loves you and so do we.



How does Give.Church Work?

You can use the GIVE NOW BUTTON which will take you to the Give.Church web site and you can set up your account there. If you want to use your phone, text GIVE to 561-660-9700 and you will access the Give.Church site to set up your account.

You will be asked to register with a credit/debit card or ACH the first time. Don’t forget to save the number in your phone. You can always text EDIT to update your information, set up a recurring gift and the check the status of a gift.

You can set up recurring gifts weekly, twice monthly, or monthly. Team fees can be sent using the TEAM designation. Sponsoring a candidate can be paid using the “Sponsor” designation. Please wait until you receive and email confirmation that your candidate has been accepted for the weekend.

You will receive text confirmation of your gift and also an email receipt. It would be helpful for your Head cha to receive a copy of the team fee email. It would also be helpful for the
PRE-VDC rep
sponsorvdc@gmail.com to receive an email with the sponsor/candidate name so they can match up the gift appropriately.

Lastly, if you would like to contribute to scholarships for team members that may need help with fees, please use the TEAM designation. It would be helpful to email smartgivingvdc@gmail.com to let us know that is your intention.