Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. 2 Corinthians 9:7

 How do I give?

 Hohite Semay Saint Mary Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church offers different options to do your contribution.

1. E-transfer:

Most financial institutions in Canada now support Interac e-Transfer. All that is required is access to on-line or mobile banking and you can donate to our church by email. Please provide your name and also you can put a note in the ‘message’ section of your e-transfer providing instructions on how to apply your gifts. Otherwise, all donations will be used for our general operating fund unless specifically specified.

Send your donations to

If you are not familiar with e-Transfer, the following website contains a video and information showing how it works: How to to do e-transfer.

2. Direct Deposit ( Pre-Authorized giving):

Pre-authorized giving via your bank allows for a specific dollar amount to be deducted automatically from a cheque or savings account. Please submit this signup form.

3. By Cash / Check:

If you would like to drop off your cash / check in person:

Please contact Ato Getachew Girma (Treasurer). Telephone: 604 512 2446.


To send a check or money order, please use the following.

Payable to: Hohite Semay Saint Mary Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church

Our mailing address:

304 Eighth Street,
New Westminster, BC
V3M 3R1

For more information please contact us.

Telephone: 604 512 2446 (Ato Getachew (Treasurer))