Giving

As a benefice we support various local charities, as well as raising money for the upkeep of the churches, and to pay our Parish Share.

Although BACS has been creeping in over the years, traditionally most congregational giving has been by cash collections during services.  During the pandemic this has had to change, and there are numerous other ways of contributing.

Click on the "Giving details" button below to find out all alternative ways of donating to each of our churches.

Giving to the churches

Would you be able to make a donation to one of the Barton churches?  Even a small donation can help, but if that is not possible right now, we understand.

Click the "Giving details" button if this is of interest - you can give by BACS, standing order, text, cash or cheque.

If you can Gift Aid your donation that would help too as this adds 25p to every £1 you give.

If you are a regular member of a congregation your Treasurer will already know if you normally Gift Aid your donation, but if you would like to request a Gift Aid form please email us with the name of your PCC.

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Duns Tew's Charity of the Quarter

 

Duns Tew supports a different charity each quarter

including Polly, Dementia Oxfordshire, Katharine House Hospice, the SamaritansSeeSaw and Tzaba's Medical Orphan Project (MOP)

The charity for July to September  is Samaritans (Banbury). Even before coronavirus hit, the Samaritans' 20,000 volunteers nationally were answering a call for help every six seconds.  It is now more important than ever for Samaritans to be there 24/7 for those who need them. 

Donations may be left (in an envelope marked with the name of the charity) at either 34 Duns Tew, or at Nonesuch, Hill Farm Lane.  Alternatively email our treasurer or ring 01869 340632 for online payment details. 

"Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness."

Luke 12:33

Harvest

Because of the pandemic, we were not able to accept donations of fresh produce in 2020, but non perishable and tinned goods were collected at our harvest services, and donations split between Polly's work with the homeless in Banbury, and the Food Banks.

"Ride & Stride" in aid of the Oxfordshire Historic Churches Trust

Every September, people are invited to undertake sponsored rides or walks between as many churches as they can manage, to raise money for the maintenance of historic churches in the area.  Half of the sponsorship goes to the Trust and the other half to the rider's  own church.  See our Events and Social page for what happened locally in 2020.