This Sunday we've got a gift day towards finishing paying for the reception and auditorium redevelopments we did last year. We're looking to raise at least £45,000 to pay back interest free loans which need to be repaid by the end of March. In total we need to raise £173,000 to repay all of the loans.
I know that it can feel daunting when we see these big figures, and then think about how much we personally are able to give. Sometimes that can leave us thinking "what's the point in giving". Well I want to encourage everybody to give something. There will be some who can give big amounts, and others who may only be able to give £1. That's ok. Paul wrote to the church in Corinth to "set aside a sum of money in keeping with your income" and I want to encourage you to do the same.
The chart below shows one way we could raise £45,000. Please take a moment to prayerfully have a look at it and think how much you are able to give.
Let's see what God will do with us in this gift day, my prayer being that we raise well beyond the £45,000 so that we can start work on the next very exciting things God has in store for us (more on this soon!).