Due to the Covid Epidemic the Church of England guidance recommends that parishes and givers use PGS as a safe way of Giving.  In summary Parish Giving Scheme: ü	Collects the regular donations by Direct Debit on the 1st of the month ü	Claims the Gift Aid entitlement on our behalf ü	Pays the Gifts into our PCC bank account by the 10th of the month ü	Pays the Gift Aid into our PCC bank account once it is received from HMRC ü	Undertakes a basic level of donor care  ü	Provides the option for donors to increase donations annually with inflation  Key points to consider: ü	Nearly everyone pays by Direct Debit for something every month  ü	You do not have to use Online Banking to use PGS ü	You can give anonymously if you prefer ü	You can choose to give monthly, quarterly, or annually ü	You do not have to be a taxpayer to join PGS ü	You can choose the amount you want to give ü	You can easily alter this amount if you need to ü	You can use PGS tokens to place in the collection plate and share in the blessing of the Offertory   What next? If you would like to find out more about the Parish Giving Scheme please speak to Helen Dowzall (01480 455115), or Paul Fearon (01480 450713) and ask for a PGS Information Pack. Or email allsaintshartford@outlook.com and ask for more information about PGS.  PGS  was initially developed, operated, and managed by the Diocese of Gloucester. PGS has been running for more than ten years with over thirty Church of England dioceses actively participating in it. The Scheme became a church-run not-for-profit company in 2014 (Registered Charity 1156606). You can visit their website www.parishgiving.org.uk to learn more about PGS.
Due to the Covid Epidemic the Church of England guidance recommends that parishes and givers use PGS as a safe way of Giving. In summary Parish Giving Scheme: ü	Collects the regular donations by Direct Debit on the 1st of the month ü	Claims the Gift Aid entitlement on our behalf ü	Pays the Gifts into our PCC bank account by the 10th of the month ü	Pays the Gift Aid into our PCC bank account once it is received from HMRC ü	Undertakes a basic level of donor care  ü	Provides the option for donors to increase donations annually with inflation  Key points to consider: ü	Nearly everyone pays by Direct Debit for something every month  ü	You do not have to use Online Banking to use PGS ü	You can give anonymously if you prefer ü	You can choose to give monthly, quarterly, or annually ü	You do not have to be a taxpayer to join PGS ü	You can choose the amount you want to give ü	You can easily alter this amount if you need to ü	You can use PGS tokens to place in the collection plate and share in the blessing of the Offertory   What next? If you would like to find out more about the Parish Giving Scheme please speak to Helen Dowzall (01480 455115), or Paul Fearon (01480 450713) and ask for a PGS Information Pack. Or email allsaintshartford@outlook.com and ask for more information about PGS.  PGS  was initially developed, operated, and managed by the Diocese of Gloucester. PGS has been running for more than ten years with over thirty Church of England dioceses actively participating in it. The Scheme became a church-run not-for-profit company in 2014 (Registered Charity 1156606). You can visit their website www.parishgiving.org.uk to learn more about PGS.