October 11, 2020
Dear CUF Friends and Family:
On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I am writing to let you know that once again it is Pledge Season where we ask everyone to let us know how much you can pledge to cover our 2021 operating budget.
We have chosen to use the same approach as last year by sending out the pledge cards by email, by mail and having an online pledge card option at:
We will be tallying the pledges as they come in and presenting that information throughout the pledge campaign.
Pledges may be made by check mailed to the church office at 82 Main St.;
Or by PayPal — use the drop-down menu and choose 2021 Pledge;
Or by other means such as stock transfers, etc. by contacting Steffi in the church office.
The kick-off Sunday is October 11th during which we will review this process. We will have a celebration of the successful campaign on Super Sunday, November 15th — however, the form of this celebration is yet to be decided — but it will involve food!
Our goal this year continues to be $200,000. Last year we raised over $180,000! We are definitely getting closer to closing that budget “gap”!
Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously. 7 Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. 8 And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work. 9 As it is written: “They have freely scattered their gifts to the poor; their righteousness endures forever.”
2 Corinthians 9: 6 – 9
Kathy Barry, Treasurer
Budget 2021 Pledge Form
Will you grow in giving by calculating your gift as a percentage of income?
This worksheet is meant for individuals to use and keep for their own reflection.
Name: ________________________________________ Tel #: ________________________
Address: _________________________________ City: __________ST: _____ Zip: _________
My (our) pledged annual gift for 2021 is $______ for the CUF operating budget.
I (we) intend to contribute $_____ weekly, or $_____ monthly.
Please tell us, is this an increase from last year? Yes / No
Use the reverse of this card to write any comments about your giving to CUF. Be sure to indicate if your comments are to be publicly shared, if you would share them anonymously, or they are not meant for sharing. Thank you!