Westworth United Church is committed to open and transparent stewardship of finances. The Finance and Stewardship Committee regularly meets to review and manage church finances. The annual budget presented by the Finance Committee is passed at the Annual Meeting and available in the Annual Report.
Choose how to donate
Envelopes for cash and cheques are available in the pew
Credit card donations are made through the secure service Canada Helps
E-transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org Contact the office for the current password
Cash or cheque (complete this form and include it so we can provide a charitable tax receipt)
Envelopes are available through the office for weekly cash or cheque donations
Westworth participates in The United Church of Canada’s (PAR) program which enables an automatic monthly donation of a pre-authorized amount from your bank account. Contact Westworth for a PAR information brochure
Bequests and estate gifts
These are expressions of financial support for the values a supporter has embraced during their life and that they wish to continue after they are gone. Documents should direct the gifts to “Westworth United Church.” Securities and paid up life insurance policies are options for this type of donation, and, for securities, capital gains are not taxed per CRA regulations. A portion of estate gifts received will be directed to the General Fund and the balance to the Westworth Fund. Please check with the office for more information.
Choose where your donation goes
You may specify how your donation is used when you make a donation.
GENERAL FUND Day-to-day operations such as staffing, worship, upkeep, and children’s programs
BUILDING RESERVE FUND Building upgrades and repairs
WESTWORTH FUND Westworth’s overall long-term financial stability and ministry
MEMORIAL FUND Allowing for extraordinary expenses beyond the budget to be supported
Westworth United Church issues charitable tax receipts for eligible donations made by cash, cheque, e-transfer, and PAR. These are issued in February. Please provide your name and address with your donation
CanadaHelps issues tax receipts for online donations made by credit card at the time of donation
For more information on supporting Westworth, a PAR information brochure, or tax receipts, contact the office at 204-489-6974, ext. 20 or at email@example.com.