Now is the time
I think that we will all agree that we have just been through the most unusual of times.
A lot of people have felt that it would have been insensitive or inappropriate for churches to talk about legacies during Covid but every other advert on television recently has been one charity or another asking for a bequest. Interestingly enough Anglicans are three times more likely to leave a legacy to a charity other than their church. Surely, this is a situation that we need to address?
Leaving a legacy is an important part of our Christian stewardship, and they are a great financial opportunity for our churches because they enable us to support our clergy, start new projects, repair our churches or even create new facilities. Quite often they are that all-important catalyst that puts things into motion.
However small our legacy to our church, wouldn’t it be nice to be fondly remembered?
The recent Church of England survey showed that only 15% of Anglicans had been asked to leave a legacy to their church. Now is the time for you to start promoting legacies in your church and the Parish Funding Support Officers are here to help guide you through the very simple process. Please contact me and ask for more information. firstname.lastname@example.org
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