Supported by standing order
I am treasurer of the Church of All Saints, Welborne, which is a little country church.
We have a small but faithful congregation who kept us going financially through this pandemic. This enabled us to pay all our expenses including our parish share.
Several years ago the congregation were encouraged to pledge their collection either monthly SO (Standing Order) or weekly on the plate
I think, if this method of giving was widely recommended it may help the diocese by bringing in a constant income.
This might also help places like the North Norfolk churches. If people with holiday homes were encouraged to give a small amount monthly by SO it would help these churches survive financially. Once the SO is made out it is just part of their monthly expenses.
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