Annually, we at St Thomas's are encouraged to review how much we pledge to the church as the church depends entirely on the generosity of its members. Without their donations St Thomas’s would not be able to conduct services of worship and teaching, perform special ceremonies such as funerals and weddings or minister to people in need.
Besides the collections taken in church, members have the choice of two methods to make their monthly/annual pledge to the church. The envelope system involves the allocation of a personal set of pledge numbered envelopes, one for each month of the year, to enclose your gift and place in the collection taken during church services or hand in to the parish office. The second option involves the allocation of a personal number to use as your reference when making a monthly/annual pledge using internet banking. In September the Churchwarden's wrote to encourage the members of St Thomas's as follows: