Thank you for your generous financial donations, without which, the work of St John’s would not be possible!
Giving online is easy
Giving Regularly by Standing Order
Setting up a standing order with your Bank or Building Society is easy and payments can be made weekly, monthly, quarterly or annually. If you would like to give by Standing Order, please download the form below and arrange it directly with your bank, either online or at your local branch. Please inform the Giving Secretary, via the Church Office if you have set up a new Standing Order.
Please notify the St John’s Treasurer in any of the following circumstances:
cancel or change Standing Order
change name or address
no longer pay sufficient tax on income/capital gains for us to claim Gift Aid
Other Ways of Giving
Gift Aid envelopes, available in the church foyer, can be placed in the collection plate on a Sunday when services recommence, until then they can be posted to the office for collection.
Weekly or monthly stewardship envelopes are available from the Giving Secretary.
Cash or cheques can be placed in the collection plate at any service, once services resume, until then they can be posted to the Office for collection.
The Treasurer (Alan Hawes) and the Giving Secretary (Robert Brockbank) would be happy to answer any questions you have about giving.
If you are a UK tax payer, giving by Gift Aid is very beneficial to St John’s. It allows the church to claim back an extra 25% on top of your donation, at no extra cost to you. You can download a Gift Aid Declaration Form below. Please return it to the Church Office in a sealed envelope marked for the attention of the Giving Secretary.
If you are giving to St John’s under the Gift Aid scheme and you find that you aren’t paying enough tax to support your Gift Aid donations, or you’ve got questions about this, please contact Robert Brockbank (St John’s Gift Aid Secretary). HMRC state that it is the responsibility as the donor to make up any shortfall if there is an over payment. However, we may be able to adjust a future Gift Aid claim to repay any tax due on your behalf.
Will you make a pledge?
We feel the biblical approach to long term giving is through prayer and careful thought, to do this we have a Commitment Card that we encourage you to complete at the start of each year and return to the Church Office in a sealed envelope, marked for the attention of the Giving Secretary. All cards are treated confidentially. These cards are only an indication of your expected giving and we fully understand that as circumstances change, so may your giving. Knowing what the intended giving is of the church family aids us to plan and budget for the year(s) ahead and how we can resource the necessary upkeep and activities of the church in line with our vision to Love God, Love others and Share Jesus.