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High Street Baptist Church - Tring

Giving

There are many ways to give to High Street Baptist Church, and we are grateful for all the support we receive. We rely on your gifts of time, prayer and money to serve God in our community. We thank God for the gifts we receive and ask that he guides us in responsable stewardship of all we receive.

Volunteer

Volunteers are serving throughout the week to deliver our activity and to keep High Street Baptist Church running smoothly. From serving refreshments at pre-school groups, cooking meals at Friday Café to giving lifts, there are many practical tasks to be done. There are also opportunities to serve behind the scenes. From arranging flowers and decorating the church for special events to weeding in the garden, there are many tasks which are invaluable to church life.

There are also more formal roles such as serving on the Leadership Team, keeping the accounts or being one of our Linking Lives befrienders.

Please don’t hestiate to contact us if you feel God is calling you to serve the church in any of these ways. Use the form below to get in touch.

Prayer

High Street Baptist Church is rooted in prayer. We need to pray as individuals and together to bring praise to God and seek his direction.

If you are unsure how to start, use this prayer:

Creator, God of all, we thank you for the ministry of High Street Baptist Church and the role it plays in the lives of individuals and the community.

Guide the Leadership Team as they make decisions.

Use your people to serve and care for one another.

Bring your Word to the community to bring glory to your name.

Amen

 

Financial support

High Street Baptist Church is a registered charity and we rely on donations from individuals to fund our activities and running costs.

We are grateful to all those who give regularly or by one-off donations. If you would like to set up a standing order to give regularly, or wish to make a one-off donation, our bank details are provided below. If you pay tax, please let us know so we can reclaim it via Gift Aid – to make your donation go further.

If you wish to write a cheque please make it payable to ‘High Street Baptist Church’. To make a BACS transfer to High Street Baptist Church or set up regular giving. Please contact us for the bank details using the form below.

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Gift Aid

Gift Aid is a government scheme which allows High Street Baptist Church to reclaim the tax you have already paid on the money you give in your offering or donation.

Gift Aid increases the value of your offering. For every £1 you give, we can claim 25%, that means your £1 gift becomes £1.25. Anyone who pays Income Tax or Capital Gains Tax can give through Gift Aid. For us to claim Gift Aid you need to complete a Gift Aid Declaration Form. You can cancel your Gift Aid Declaration at any time.

If you pay tax, please complete the Gift Aid Declaration Form and return it to The Treasurer, High Street Baptist Church, 89 High Street, Tring, HP23 4AB.

Gift Aid Declaration form

Shopping

At High Street Baptist Church we want to support local businesses and encourage everyone to shop locally wherever possible. However, sometimes online may be your only option. If so, please consider one of the following options so you can support us, at now extra cost to yourself, when you make online purchases.

Give as You Live

This is simple way to add to your giving without any extra cost to you. Please consider using Give as You Live (GAYL) for your online shopping. Nominate High Street Baptist Church as your cause and then continue shopping via the GAYL website to all your favourite shops.

Shop at over 4,000 leading stores via the Give as You Live website and you will be raising more funds for your chosen charity at no extra cost to yourself. High Street Baptist Church is a registered charity, and we rely on the giving of our members to sustain our church building and all our activities. Why not make High Street Baptist Church your chosen charity!

For details of how to use this secure and simple way to raise funds for us when you shop online, please click on the find out more button to go to the Give as You Live website.

Amazon Smile

Join Amazon Smile and add ‘High Street Baptist Church’ as your chosen charity when you sign up.