Karen Murray-Hopf
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 Glen Morris United Church operating budget for the 2020 fiscal year is $108,000. To the end of February the 2020 year is 16.7% complete and expenses are at 19% while revenue is only at 13%. This results in a current yearly running deficit of $7,179. The Thebank balance has dropped from $22,585 to $15,406. Donations are urgently needed to correct this imbalance and ensure the ongoing financial sustainability of the church.

In light of the COVID19 pandemic, Glen Morris United Church has suspended all services, meetings and social events until April 4th. This includes any fundraising activities. It will still be necessary for the Church to continue to meet its financial commitments during this difficult time. In that regard, there are a number of ways to provide donations to the church other than at weekly services. These are as follows:

1.  Mail or deliver church envelope donations or cheques made out to the Glen Morris United Church to: John Graham, 13 Centre St., Glen Morris ON, N0B 1W0 or Ph. 519-740-7202

2. Register for the United Church of Canada Pre-Authorized Remittance (PAR) program. Registration forms are available from John Graham or by download of the attached pdf file. The fund transfers take place on the 18th of each month. Monthly donations can be designated for General Account, Mission & Service and Renovation funds. 

3. Make an E-Transfer to the church bank account. This can be set up as a recurring monthly payment with your financial institution. The church account has been set up to accept E-deposits automatically, no question and answer required. If you wish to designate a portion to go to M&S or renovations, list the split in the message box.E-Transfers to go to the following email address:       

jdgraham1215@rogers.com

4. The Glen Morris United Church website includes a donation button on it that connects to Canada Helps - please click here. Donations made by this method are receipted directly by Canada Helps and deposited by them into the church account on a monthly basis. Canada Helps has a 3.5% service charge per transaction so E-transfers would be preferred.