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Giving

Thank You for Giving to the Ministries of St. Thomas United Church
There are many ways you can support the ministries of St. Thomas United Church.  We believe we are all called to share our blessings through contributions of our time, our talents and our treasures.  However you are able to share, we are incredibly grateful for your contributions.

If you’ve been touched by our ministry and would like to help us continue our life and work, you can offer donations and gifts in many ways described below.  General donations and gifts will go towards our operating fund which supports the day-to-day life andwork of our community.  If there is a specific ministry or program you’d like this donation to go to just let us know an we’ll make sure it gets there.

Perhaps you’ve viewed a St. Thomas service via Livestream, attended a wedding, baptism, funeral, music event or community activity. If you’ve been touched by our ministry and would like to help us continue our life and work, you can offer donations or gifts in ways described below:

What is the best way for me to give?

If you’ve found yourself at home here at St. Thomas and would like to share your blessings with us on a more sustained and regular basis, we would like to recommend PAR (Pre-Authorized Remittance).

Giving Donation Options

PAR (Pre-Authorized Remittance) is the best way to Give to St. Thomas

  • There are no transaction fees for your donation.
  • You can choose to contribute to the St. Thomas Operating Fund, Building Fund or the United Church of Canada’s Mission & Service Fund.
  • Your gift counts even on the Sundays you aren’t able to attend.

The church is able to plan ahead for our programs and people because we know how much money we’ll be receiving monthly.

How do I sign up for PAR?

Are there other ways for me to Give?  Yes! Please see below for other Giving Donation Options.

Giving Donation Option Cost to St. Thomas United Church
Personalized Offering Envelopes Cost of envelopes – ordered annually by St. Thomas
Donate Now Online Button: CanadaHelps.org
You can choose to contribute to the St. Thomas Operating Fund, Building Fund or United Church of Canada’s Mission & Service Fund
3.5% of donation.
PayPal 1.6% of donation plus $.30 per transaction.
Cash or Cheque to our Office Manager – office@stthomasunited.ca None
Interac Email Transfer
Use the Interac feature of your bank’s website to send the money to our Office Manager – office@stthomasunited.ca
Sender pays bank fee (typically $1.50).
Gift of Securities
Contact our Office Manager –office@stthomasunited.ca
Standard stock broker trading fee.
Legacy Bequest
In memory of a loved one or special occasion such as Graduation, Baptism, Confirmation. Contact our Office Manager – office@stthomasunited.ca
None
Legacy Bequest
In memory of a loved one or special occasion such as Graduation, Baptism, Confirmation. Contact our Office Manager – office@stthomasunited.ca
None

CanadaHelps Receipts: CanadaHelps issues an official charitable tax receipt for every donation made online

CanadaHelps is a registered Canadian charity.  For further information about CanadaHelps see: CanadaHelps.org

Giving Donation Option Cost to the United Church of Canada
United Church of Canada – Mission & Service Fund
www.united-church.ca/donate
3.5% of donation
United Church of Canada – Mission & Service Giving Program
United Church of Canada – Mission and Service Fund – Involved in our Global Community
The Mission and Service Fund work includes many areas such as ministry support, theological colleges,
presbyteries and Conferences, core funding to 170 churches, chaplaincies, overseas personnel, global work,
outreach work in Canada, justice and environmental advocacy, ecumenical partnership and overseas partnerships.

Thank you for considering a financial gift to St. Thomas United Church.  We are incredibly grateful, honoured and humbled that you have chosen to share your blessings with us.

May God bless you and thanks for sharing with us.