St. John's: Make A Gift!
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‘Blessed are you, O Lord, our God, forever and ever. Yours, O Lord, are the greatness, the power, the glory, the victory
and the majesty; for all that is in the heavens and on the earth is yours; yours is the kingdom, O Lord, and you are exalted as head above all. For all things come from you, and of your own have we given you.
- 1Chronicles 29:10ff


How To Give
There are several ways you can give to support this parish's mission:

Online to St. John's, Ancaster, using The Diocese of Niagara's Secure Website! Click here...
- Using P.A.G. (Pre-Authorized Giving) Secure, automated service of the Diocese of Niagara. More, and the form...
- By Phone - 905-648-2353
, you can make a gift using credit cards. Card numbers are destroyed after processing - they are NOT kept on file.
- In person by visa, cash or debit
- A Stock Transfer - St. John's has a brokerage account to efficiently handle transfers of stock for enormous capital gains advantages to the donor.
- By mail to 272 Wilson Street East, Ancaster, ON L9G 4N5
- Or the best way: come and worship God, and make an offering in community!
All gifts are fully elegible for a receipt for income tax purposes.

Memorial Gifts
Use one of the methods above, or Click here to use
The Diocese of Niagara's Secure giving site for St. John's.

Designate Your Gift To...
- General Operations
- Caring for The Building and Grounds
- The Endowment Fund (Capital Protected, interest used only!)
- Music Ministry
- Children & Youth Ministry
- Outreach Initiatives
- The Parish Hall
...or any ministry you choose, by one of the methods above, or

Click here to use The Diocese of Niagara's Secure giving site for St. John's, and put your choice in the "Designated For" box.

Stewardship is About Caring for God's Gifts
Christians believe that life is a God-given gift. Being a good steward of that gift is our grateful response. And stewardship is about taking care of every gift left in our care: the time, talents and money we hold, and the love, vocation and very lives we are given to live. Using these gifts to serve others and build community is the road to discovering that a living may be made by what we earn, but a life is made by what we give.

Financial Gifts Fully Fund The Church's Worship, Fellowship and Mission
St. John's, like most churches, fully funds its mission by what its membership and supporters offer. Time, worship and talent are important, but the church will starve and vanish without regular financial gifts. Every member has a duty to give money according to their ability. All gifts are fully tax refundable. A full accounting of how those gifts are turned into service, compassion and hope can be found in our annual Narrative Budget.

How Much Do I Give?
Advice abounds about what to give. We give out of our own need to do so. Giving forms relationship - with God, one another and with community. Scripture teaches that we should set aside 10% of our income to provide for the needs of others. Gifts ought to be offered based on "first fruits"... what's right, not what's left over. Guidance about how to support your church as a first priority can begin with the 1/1000 guideline - give a dollar a week for each $1000/year in income. Gifts will vary depending on individual circumstances. Give according to your ability. Even a small gift can make a huge difference.


St. John's Parallel to Niagara's Vision


St. John's Anglican Church
272 Wilson Street East (at Halson)
Ancaster, Ontario, Canada. L9G 2B9