UCC Special Offering:  “The Christmas Fund for Veterans of the Cross & the Emergency Fund

The Christmas Fund provides direct financial assistance in situations of critical need to individual UCC clergy & lay employees, while preserving the  dignity of those who receive the aid.  Vital ministries include pension supplementation, health premium   supplementation, emergency grants, and Christmas “thank you” checks to low-income retirees.  2011 UCC donations  totaled $1,536,460 to assist nearly 1,600 individuals.

Make checks payable to Bethel-Bethany UCC and indicate “Christmas Fund.” 

A limited supply of Christmas Fund envelopes are at the back of church.  Place your offering in the collection plate or mail to the church office throughout December. 

 Thank you.