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St Peter’s needs your support
The church and churchyard are maintained solely by the congregation. We receive no assistance from Government (apart from Gift Aid on donations to the Church) or the central church.
The cost to the congregation of maintaining this church and the ministry in Leckhampton is over £2,000 per week. If you feel that you would like to support us financially in our efforts to maintain this church for future generations you may wish to make a regular or single donation, or consider leaving a legacy to St Peter’s
Leaving a legacy to St. Peter's
We all care about our stewardship of our church, and many of us are regular and generous givers during our lifetime. However, few of us have probably thought about leaving a legacy for the benefit of St Peter's, so that the church and its parochial activities can benefit after our deaths, when we have no earthly use for our money or other assets.
In keeping with many other churches we have now appointed a Legacies Officer (Richard Collins) who will act as a confidential focal point for anyone who would like to know more about how to make a will (if you do not have one already) or how to add a codicil (a kind of formal "PS") to your existing will so that, if you so wish, you can include a legacy in favour of St Peter's.
Richard can be contacted through the Parish Office. He can let you have an easy to read information pack which explains why it is important to make, and regularly review, a will, and the different ways in which we can make arrangements to give something to the church that has been such an important part of all our lives.
If you would like to support St Peter’s with a donation, please send a cheque payable to ‘St Peter Leckhampton PCC’ to:
St Peter Leckhampton PCC
If you are able to Gift Aid your donation the PCC will be able to claim 25p from HM Revenue and Customs for each £1 you donate, subject to your paying sufficient tax to cover the claims on all donations you make to charities and Community Amateur Sports Clubs. Please see the Gift Aid Declaration form to see if you can make your donation go further.
The Gloucester Diocese Parish Giving Scheme has been set up to help Parishes manage their giving.
Donations can be made on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis by Direct Debit using a PGS gift form Even though the donations are made to the PGS, donations are restricted to the parish chosen by the donor and can not be used elsewhere.
Your donation, including any Gift Aid, will be passed back to St Peters within ten days of collection.
If you would like to donate through this scheme for the first time, please contact the Parish Office to obtain a PGS gift form.
If you currently donate by this method and wish to review your giving or have another enquiry please contact the PGS team either by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01452 835595 alternatively write to:
Parish Giving Scheme
In all correspondence please provide your PGS reference number. This number is located under the address on any written correspondence from the PGS team.
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