Pastors Corner

A MESSAGE FROM BUDGET AND FINANCE

Many thanks to for the prayers and financial support as we ended 2016. The huge expense-to gap that eveloped in the General Fund during the course of the year was closed by significant end year giving. This was the result of a great effort by the entire congregation as well as contributions by the guild and kitchen committees.

The “Other Funds” which include Building Fund, Capital Campaign Fund, Mission Fund, Youth Fund, among many others had expenses exceeding income by about $39,000. Funding for these accounts comes from specifically directed donations or contributions to the special envelopes in your packet (such as the Building Maintenance Fund envelope). 


 Reverend Patrick W. Morris
Senior Pastor 

As we move into this new year, please be mindful of the needs of these funds along with your continued support of the general fund. A report of your 2016 Donations should have been delivered to you by mail by the time this report is published. If you made financial contributions in 2016, but have not received a contributions statement by January 31, please contact the church office so the situation can be rectified. 

Thank you to all those who helped prepare the offering envelopes for pick up. If you have not
already picked up your envelopes or those of your family and/or neighbors, please do so as soon as possible. The envelopes are located in the lounge and are arranged alphabetically. Your efforts to help get the envelopes distributed keeps our postage costs to a minimum.

As we begin this New Year please be mindful that the church expenses do not take vacations when we do. Consider mailing in your contribution if you will be away or signing up for automatic checking, e-checks, or direct deposit (for customers of Fleetwood Bank). Contact your local bank for details on how they implement these automatic contribution methods.

Thank you again for your ongoing support.
Budget & Finance Committee 

God's Blessings,
Pastor Pat   


 

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