Some people are always greedy for more, but the godly love to give!
— Proverbs 21:26

Thank you for your interest in giving to St Mary's. We are incredibly grateful for all those who continue to support the work of the church. Our community only exists because of the great generosity of people like you.

WHY WE GIVE

The Bible clearly teaches that God has entrusted us with all we own and He expects us to be generous with what He has given us, especially with our money. In fact, Jesus spoke about being generous with our money more than any other moral issue. For this reason we believe it is important to give generously to the work of the church and to those in need in our community.

Whilst there is no fixed amount Christians are required to give, the principle of tithing (giving 10% of income) is found in the Bible as well as in the practice of the early Christians so this is a good starting point from which to grow your giving.

HOW TO GIVE

The most straightforward way to give is to set up a standing order via your bank. If you would like to give in this way please fill in the form at the bottom of the page and someone will get in touch with you regarding bank details.

You can also give by cheque or cash during the collection on Sunday or dropping an envelope into the office addressed to Martin Hart and marked as 'stewardship'.

GIFT AID

However you choose to give to St Mary's, if you pay Income or Capital Gains tax in the UK we can claim 25% extra back from HMR&C at no cost to you. (So for every £1 you donate, HMR&C add 25p so we actually receive £1.25.)
To enable us to do this please get in touch and we can send you the form.