GIVING AT WOODFORDS
Thank you for giving to Woodfords Church.
Your generosity allows us to fulfill our mission to create community
(both inside and outside our walls), champion justice and grow with God.
OPTIONS FOR GIVING
Special Christmas 2020 Giving Opportunities
Make a donation in honor/memory of someone in lieu of buying a poinsettia.
All of the donations received will be evenly split among four local nonprofits:
Make a donation to the Christmas Fund
The UCC Christmas Fund has been caring for active and retired clergy and lay employees of the United Church
of Christ for over 100 years, providing emergency grants, supplementation of small annuities and health
premiums, and Christmas “Thank You” gift checks each December to lower-income retirees.
Make a special Christmas offering to the church
Every year Woodfords Church collects a special Christmas offering at the Christmas Eve services.
We won’t be able to do this in person, but encourage those of you who want to give a gift to the
church this Christmas to do so.
Stewardship Campaign: Pay Toward Your Pledge (If you haven't pledged for FY2021, click here for pledge form.)
The Stewardship Campaign is the main fundraising campaign for Woodfords Church. It helps us cover our basic
expenses. 10% of stewardship giving is automatically allocated toward our Social Actions & Missions
If you did not make it to worship on Sunday, but would like to make a gift to the Offertory Plate, please do so
We will gratefully accept gifts of any size at any time. If you have something dear to your heart to which you want
to contribute, you may specify that intent. Please give us a call if you would like to discuss your ideas or have
You can make a gift in memory or honor of a loved one. Please let us know if you would like that gift to be used
for a specific purpose. Feel free to call us with questions.
COVID-19 and the economic downturn may be creating hardships, but they also are creating opportunities for us to help one another. We invite you to consider making a special gift to Woodfords’ “Neighbors Helping
Neighbors” campaign. Woodfords will send 75% of the money collected through this special offering directly
to Preble Street. The remaining 25% of collected funds will be added to the Pastor’s Discretionary Fund, which
helps provide resources for people during difficult times.
If you are interested in making arrangements for a Legacy Gift to Woodfords Church through your Will or Estate Plans, please give us a call at 207-774-8243. We’d love to talk with you about your philanthropic goals.
SEND AN AUTOMATIC CHECK PAYMENT FROM YOUR BANK ACCOUNT
Please click here for instructions on how to set up an auto pay
CONTRIBUTE TO THE WEEKLY OFFERING PLATE DURING THE SUNDAY SERVICE
MAIL YOUR PLEDGE/GIFT TO THE OFFICE