For those relatively new to St Mary’s, every year we ask EVERYONE who is a member of St Mary’s to review their financial giving to the church. We have taken to calling this our Everyone Campaign, because our goal is to get EVERYONE who loves and values St Mary’s church and congregation to play a part by giving regularly to our work.
In the coming days we hope that EVERYONE who is a part of our church (or at least those we have contact details for), will receive one of the Campaign packs. These contain a letter from the Vicar and Chair of the Finance Committee, a brochure setting out the needs, opportunities and challenges we face, a Prayer Card and a pledge card. We ask that EVERYONE gives careful thought to their own commitment to give to St Mary’s, and makes a promise to give by filling out the pledge card. We then hold a special Pledge Ceremony in the services on Sunday 16th November, when those pledges are collected and totted up. We then find ourselves able to know how much we can expect to come in from congregational giving next year and budget accordingly.
More details are in the packs, but if you don’t receive one it’s probably because you’re not on one of our lists. We would ask you if you would kindly contact the Parish Office ([email protected]) and Sunny, the Parish Administrator, will send you one.
St Mary’s is at something of a financial cross-roads this year. Please help us take the right turn by playing your part in our Everyone Campaign.