CHURCH AND PASTOR SUPPORT ENDOWMENT FUNDS 

“Fulfilling our purpose - Commit!” 

These Funds support the needs of the Church and the Senior Minister on a regular basis. Donations provided by church members in years past compliment the annual commitment of present day congregation members to ensure that our current ministries, facilities, and missions have adequate resources to meet the challenges of an exciting urban church. 

CHURCH SUPPORT ENDOWMENT FUND- your donation provides financial support for the operating expenses of the Church each year. Many individuals make a bequest to ensure ongoing support of the church’s daily operations well beyond their lifetime. A regular percentage of the assets of this fund are distributed each quart to support the operating budget of the church. Named funds within this category include:

  • McElroy-Wright Fund
  • Dorothy Marmet Fund
  • Paul C. Leidheiser Sr. Fund
  • Buel Family Fund
  • Bill and Natalie Wright Fund

PASTOR’S FUND- your donation provides an annual allocation to the Senior Minister to be used at the minister’s discretion. The Trustees typically distribute a regular percentage to the Senior Minister each quarter.

LUCETTA C. GEARHART (REMEMBRANCE) TRUST FUND- your donation provides for worship enhancement, historical preservation, artistic enrichment, community service, improved accessibility, seminarian and mistrial support, and the welcoming of visitors. The Trustees invest the assets of the Fund. Church Council in consultation with the Remembrance Committee approves requests for this Fund, which was established based upon a bequest received from Lucetta Gearhart.

 
STEWARDSHIP CONTINUITY FUND - The purpose of the Fund is to enable persons to maintain and continue their annual support of the Church after moving away, disability, death or any other cause that might interrupt or stop their annual support of the Church. Distributions from the Fund are made quarterly to the Church to help support the Church's annual operating budget.
 
CHURCH ACQUISITION, EXPANSION DEVELOPMENT AND MAINTENANCE FUND -
 your donation to this Fund will be used for acquiring, expanding, developing and / or maintaining the Church's principal place of worship in Franklin County, Ohio.

Past uses of these funds:

  • Ongoing support of the church’s daily operations. (Church support)
  • Sound system improvements in the sanctuary and parish hall. (Gearhart Fund)
  • A computer, scanner, and shelving for the Archives Room. (Gearhart Fund)
  • Sacristy renovations (Gearhart Fund)

MAKE A GIFT TO ONE OF THESE FUNDS TODAY BY COMPLETING THE ENDOWMENT FUND GIVING FORM AND RETURNING IT WITH YOUR CHECK TO 444 E. BROAD ST. COLUMBUS OHIO 43215.

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