Campaign Corner Update: November

Posted on November 19, 2016

Please read this important update on our Capital Campaign -- "United in Faith." It contains important information and action items for all parishioners -- whether you have made a pledge to the campaign or not.

On October 31st, Father Chester and two members of the Steering Committee presented the progress of our Capital Campaign, "United in Faith" to the College of Consulters (the governing body of our Diocese). As a result, the Steering Committee is sharing these recommendations received by the College of Consultors.

While the members of the College were particularly impressed with the renderings of the proposed worship space, they felt that our fund raising efforts to date have not reached the required goal despite the generosity of our contributors. To avoid an unacceptably large loan we need to have 50% of the cost of the project in cash prior to beginning any active construction.

As a result of this, we are reviewing all the elements of the design to reduce costs where ever possible. We urge those of you who have not yet participated in the campaign to prayerfully consider doing so by completing a pledge card, since that is the record of measure by the Diocese. To those who have already pledged, please consider accelerating your payment schedule, if at all possible.

Currently we have:

  • Active Parishioners: 488
  • Pledges Received: 196
  • Participation: 40.2%
  • Amount Pledged: $926,100
  • Amount Collected: $326,348
We appreciate and continue to encourage the use of the orange envelopes, found in your monthly envelope packet, for donations to the campaign.

And as always, please continue to pray for our success!

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