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Giving

Wokingham Baptist Church is a financially independent organisation. We raise most of our income from regular giving by the church family; there isn't a central organisation to give us money or staff!

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. 2 Corinthians 9:7

How to give

Our Sunday services include an offering when people can put their gifts into an collection bag that is passed round.

Many people choose to give through a regular giving scheme, which helps the church plan and budget for its spending. There are two ways of doing this:

  • By standing order directly into the church bank account, using the bank details below.
  • Using weekly or monthly offering envelopes. These are available from our gift aid secretary who can be contacted through the church office.

We usually hold a gift day once a year for one-off gifts and you can, of course, make a one-off gift at any time.

Gift aiding

If you are a UK tax payer, please consider using gift aid so that the church, as a charity, can claim back from the government 25p of the tax you paid for every £1 you give. To do this, fill in the gift aid declaration form and return it to our gift aid secretary who can be contacted through the church office.

Bank details

The church's bank details are:

Bank: Barclays  |  Account Name: Wokingham Baptist Church  |  Account Number: 40963666  |  Sort Code: 20-11-74