St Peter's Church, Formby

Stewardship

To cultivate the grace of giving we need to think carefully about all we receive from God, consider our priorities then prayerfully review our giving.

Our giving sustains our St Peter’s Church building, it is a sacred place dedicated to worship, prayer and witness.

Our giving sustains our parish clergy across the Diocese of Liverpool and trains new clergy.

Our giving sustains parish ministry, measured by every ill person visited, every confirmation course run, every assembly taken, every bereaved family comforted, every baptism celebrated, every sermon preached, Eucharist celebrated and person shown the love of Christ through our care, comfort and compassion.

Our giving sustains mission both here in this Diocese of Liverpool and overseas for people we will never meet but to whom we are able to give practical support through our ministry of giving.

Our Challenge is to raise enough money each year to maintain our mission. In order to do this we participate in a planned regular giving scheme known as the Parish Giving Scheme. This scheme ensures that we benefit from Gift Aid on all appropriate donations.

Donations

If you would like to support St Peter’s Church and our mission, you are able to make a donation via our Donate Now button below. This will allow you to securely donate via your debit card, credit card or PayPal account.

Donate Now Button

If you are a UK tax payer, please Gift Aid your donation as this will increase your donation at no extra cost to you.

Stewardship Brochure 2020

Please click on the image below to view our Stewardship Brochure 2020 detailing how our congregation’s giving sustains St. Peter’s.

To find out more how you can participate please download the Parish Giving Scheme brochure and contact our Stewardship Secretaries by email at stewardshipstpeter@gmail.com or telephone 01704 879755.

Stewardship - Parish Giving Scheme

Legacies – Encouraging Legacy Giving Video

The video shown below has been produced by The Diocese of Liverpool to illustrate how St Peter’s are encouraging members of the church to think about making a will and legacy giving.

Encouraging Legacy Giving Seminar

In 2018 over 120,000 bequests were made in wills in a market that is worth £3billion a year. Yet, despite Christians having a very committed attitude to giving during their lifetime this doesn’t translate to our legacy and will giving.

Click the link to see how Legacies make a lasting difference

Charitable Giving

At St Peter’s Church we are proud to support the following charities as part of our annual giving:

CAB Sefton
Samaritans Southport
Sefton Children’s Trust
Dove Trust
Sefton Women and Children’s Aid
Friends of St Joseph’s (Adult Services)
Southport Alzheimer Society
Sefton Cancer Support Group
Rainbow House
Southport Salvation Army
Sefton Advocacy
Southport Food Bank
Mecycle (Autism initiatives) – Ainsdale
Southport Offshore Rescue Trust
Dogs for the Disabled

Overseas Charities

Christian Aid
Leprosy Mission
Us  (was USPG)
Sreepur Village – Bangladesh
Hope Africa
Smile Train
Special donation to Nepalese disaster fund

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