Annual Debt Payoff Campaign
A message from our Stewardship team:
ANNUAL FUND PLEDGE SUNDAY – NOVEMBER 17TH
Annual Fund Pledge Sunday, November 17, is fast approaching. The Annual Fund pays for PCJH’s operations and programs, as described below. In preparation for this important event, we have mailed a letter with an enclosed Annual Fund Pledge Form. Additional Pledge Forms and the list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) regarding this year’s Stewardship Campaign are available in the Church lobby and on the Church website.
PCJH’s overall mission is to “Pass on the Faith.” To achieve that objective our Church offers a wide variety of ministry and mission (outreach) programs, such as three weekly worship services, community dinners on Wednesday evening, ongoing adult Bible studies and fellowship dinner groups, children’s Sunday school, Little Lambs pre-school, Upward Basketball, JOY University in the summer, and Agros International to name but a few. Each of these high-impact programs change the lives of those that participate. The Annual Fund pays for these programs.
As you may be aware, our Church has been the recipient of an extraordinary bequest from the estate of Pike Sullivan. This $600,000 gift was used to repay most of the remaining outstanding debt, which arose from the Church building expansion several years ago. This generous gift is not being used for the day-to-day operations of PCJH. Your contributions to the Annual Fund of the Church are used for these purposes.
We would like everyone this year to complete a Pledge Form and indicate one of three ways to record your pledge: (1) a percentage contribution which was emphasized in the Old Testament, and/or (2) a specific dollar amount representing a “portion” of what God has given you as added in the New Testament, and/or (3) a commitment to “give when you can.”
To participate in this year’s Stewardship Campaign, we encourage you to:
1. Prayerfully consider what God is calling you to contribute to His work through the Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole.
2. Fill out the Annual Fund Pledge Form for 2014 and encourage others in the congregation to do the same.
3. Turn in the Pledge Form on Annual Pledge Sunday, November 17th or mail it to the Church office.
Thank you once again for your past support of God’s work through PCJH. May God bless your considerations for the coming year.
As always, the Stewardship Team stands ready to answer any questions: Ed Cheramy (Chair), Ben Pascal, Bob Kopp, Bob Lewis, Bobbi Thomasma, and Paul Hayden. If you have any questions, email Ed Cheramy at email@example.com or Jo Holton at firstname.lastname@example.org.