St. Mary Magdalene Bolney

■ Parish Giving Scheme





If you want to support Christ’s mission in our parish on a regular basis, the most efficient method is to join the Parish Giving Scheme (PGS) here at St. Mary Magdalene.

Why are we asking?

The Church of England offers a Christian presence in every community, seeking to be at the heart of all our cities, towns and villages, by serving our communities, by sharing our faith and values, by worshipping together and by our wonderful buildings. This valuable contribution to our community has a cost, which is largely met by personal donations. For the Church to survive and grow, we rely on regular donations so that we can plan confidently for the future.

‘Money’ dominates too many agendas in our Church. We need to tackle this problem head-on, so that we can move forward with confidence. Successfully addressing the Church’s need to receive realistic, long term giving from committed Christians is a fundamental part of developing a thriving, outward looking church.

What’s the advantage?

The Parish Giving Scheme (PGS) is a 21st century solution to offset one of the greatest problems of local church income – ‘static’ giving. Donations made through PGS use a Direct Debit which can be on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis. The full donation, plus any associatedGift Aid is paid straight back to us here at St. Mary Magdalene.

PGS makes life easier for administration and improves our cashflow. This in turn free's up our energies to focus on other important church priorities and not be so worried about money.

PGS also gives an option for you to agree, in principle to increase your donation in line with inflation each year which in the long term, will make a huge difference to our church finances - just tick the box when you complete the application form. Please be reassured that if your circumstances change, it is easy to decline the increase when the annual inflationary letter arrives in advance of any change.

To join the scheme or for more information, please talk to Tim, Sue ormailContact Us