Donate/Pledge

The Power and Privilege of Pledging (pdf)

Giving Guide (pdf)

Just as we count on each of us to bring the unique talents and gifts that make this community such a lively and wonderful place, so do we count on everyone’s financial generosity. UUFRC supports itself entirely through our pledges and donations. We don’t receive any outside funding, nor do we have an endowment. It’s up to us to provide the financial support needed to maintain the standard of services we want. Our annual expenses total about $1,700 per adult member. Almost 80% of these funds are “pledged” or designated during the Annual Pledge Drive, held during the month of March, while the remainder is collected through fundraising events, Sunday service offerings, and rental income. Whether you are a member or a good friend, consider making a contribution to keep this wonderful place going and thriving. While we recognize that everyone’s resources differ; we hope you will make as generous a contribution as your circumstances permit.

To make an online donation using Paypal:

You can make a contribution at any time by contacting our administrator, or you may donate during the Sunday service offering (mark “pledge” on the check memo line).Please feel free to contact our administrator with any questions.You can donate assets such as stocks (or other financial assets) and avoid paying the capital gains tax on that sale of those securities. For example, you might consider donating stock you have on hand (separate from those in a tax deferred saving plans). Depending on your situation, you may be able to save hundreds of dollars in capital gains taxes… and pass along some of that savings to the church in an increased pledge. Please contact our administrator if you are interested in donating stock/securities.

Doing Estate Planning Anytime Soon? This is just a reminder that with a relatively small commitment, you can make a BIG impact on UUFRC’s future. It doesn’t have to be a large asset—you could designate a specific asset, a part of an asset, or some percentage to the Fellowship—once your intentions for other heirs are met. Simple bequests are easiest, but there are lots of possibilities. To see more on the possibilities, click here.