Whether you are a member of the town, church congregation or visitor, St Eustachius’ Church is YOUR church. It was built by the people of the town and is YOUR Parish Church. This means that you are part of its fabric and a central part of its life; for Baptisms, Weddings or Funerals; Christmas celebrations, School Services, Concerts, Pastoral Care and many more.
St Eustachius’ Parish Church is a registered charity (no.1130516) relying on donations to meet all our expenses:
- Running Costs such as administration, utility bills, and staff salaries.
- Clergy Salaries & Pensions
- Upkeep of our historic building
- Church Work such as Young People’s activities
- Outreach including Pastoral Care
How to Give?
There a number of methods by which Donations/Gifts can be made to the Church. If you are a Tax Payer please complete the appropriate Gift Aid section and the Church will receive a further 25p for every £1.00 that you have donated.
If you are thinking of making a regular gift, then enrol in the National PARISH GIVING SCHEME where your donation is paid direct to St Eustachius. For more information and an application form, go to http://www.parishgivingscheme.org.uk/for-donors/ .
Alternatively collect a pack from the table at the rear of the Church.
Every week at our Sunday and mid-week services there is an opportunity to a make a financial offering. You can use the Giving Envelopes provided, giving by cash or cheque.
To make a single donation either by cheque or bank transfer, download the form Single Donation and follow the instructions contained therein.
THE CO-OP LOCAL COMMUNITY FUND
The Co-op has chosen St Eustachius as a Charity they wish to support and will donate to the Church 1% of what you spend on their branded products. If you are already a member or wish to sign up, go to www.coop.co.uk/membership and register St Eustachius as your chosen charity. Do not hesitate to talk to the branch staff about the scheme. This is an opportunity to help the church without incurring any further expense.
Where you make purchases online, register with www.easyfundraising.org.uk and nominate St Eustachius’, Tavistock as your chosen charity. Make your purchase and a donation will be made to the Church without involving you in any further expense.
Many online retailers donate every time you spend money with them. Easy!
THINKING OF LEAVING A LEGACY?
Download our Legacy Leaflet (PDF) for more information about how you can leave a financial legacy to St Eustachius’.
CAN I GIVE IN OTHER WAYS THAN FINANCIAL?
Yes please! We are a vibrant community of volunteers. There are many areas where help is very much welcomed and needed. Just joining in and getting involved is a gift to the life of the church, including:
Thank you for Giving to our precious church. Every single penny counts and is spent wisely to keep the building in good condition and open for visits and services and to support a wide range of outreach projects.
If you would like any more information that is not available here please contact our Parish Office on 01822 616673.