HOW can I give?

There are many different ways that you can give to the Church. We encourage all Church members to become partners in the vision and work of God’s Church in Walton-on-Thames by considering how much they give in time and talents as well as financially to the Church.

STANDING ORDER

The simplest way to give is to set up a standing order with your bank. You are easily in control of what you give. At any time, you can increase it, add additional amounts or cancel. A regular donation allows us to budget and helps with our cash flow forecast.

Bank Account:

Walton-on-Thames PCC

Sort Code: 40-52-40

Account Number: 00013192

PARISH GIVING SCHEME

The direct debit scheme is run by Guildford Diocese on behalf of the Parish saving us administration on claiming Gift Aid. The scheme offers the option for your payments to be increased every year in line with inflation. You will need to pick up a pack from church because hard copies must be completed and posted. Online sign up is not yet available however we are expecting this to be launched early next year. Once available it will allow you to completely manage your PGS account online.

SMILE & EASYFUNDRAISING

When you buy almost anything online, you can help raise money for the Church. Use either Smile via amazon.co.uk or Easyfundraising. It costs nothing, is straightforward and benefits the Parish financially. Read more here.

 

For Amazon Smile search ‘The Parochial Church Council Of The Ecclesiastical Parish of Walton-on-Thames’.

For Easyfundraising choose to donate to the ‘Parish of Walton-on-Thames’.

CARD GIVING

Giving by card is an area we are exploring and we are really looking forward to sharing more about this over the coming weeks. We want to make giving as easy and straightforward as possible whether that’s in a service, at a fundraising event or paying for things such as tickets.

TEXT GIVING

You can text up to £10 in any donation and donate up to three times every day by this method. Text smsj00 £10 to give £10 to 70070. The cost appears on your phone bill rather than directly on your Bank account. (smsj00 for St Mary’s and St John’s) It couldn’t be easier!

Your text should look like the example below and you will then receive a confirmation text as shown. It couldn’t be easier!

 

GIFT AID – add to your donation

Whatever way we give, if UK taxpayers sign a gift aid form and the giver can be identified, the Church can claim back the tax on the gift from the government!  This adds 25p for every £1 given by gift aid.

Example: You donate £100 to the Church. The Church claims Gift Aid from the government to make your donation £125. That is wise, tax-efficient giving. (If you are a higher rate tax payer you can personally claim back tax on your gift)

Gift Aid Form can be found here.

Giving is treated in utmost confidence.  If, for any reason, you are unable to keep to your commitment, that’s between you and God.

 

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT GIVING PLEASE EMAIL OUR TREASURER.

treasurer@waltonparish.org.uk

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