WHY WE GIVE

Leslie &  Jeffrey Bloss

As fairly recent migrants to New England, my husband Jeff and I looked forward to joining a local Episcopal Church near where we live.  Leaving our church in Illinois was hard but we have very much been embraced by the Christ Church community here.  From a wonderful neighbor down the street inviting us to the Annual Meeting to Church Picnics and a plethora of unique musical and educational offerings; Christ Church has become our home for celebratory events as well as a haven for shared grief and the forging of common bonds.  Never before have we seen the variety of programs and engagement opportunities which Christ Church offers. This is our fourth episcopal church in the last decade or so (yes, we have moved a lot), so I feel we have experienced a good cross section of our country’s churches.  Sustaining and innervating the many great ideas and opportunities both short and long term takes commitment on several levels.  Reaching out to each other within the congregation has its challenges, but reaching out to the greater community, repeatedly, for the long haul is equally difficult, if not harder.  Christ Church’s willingness to do this important work is one to the major reasons we feel compelled to financially contribute to this ongoing mission.  Our amazing and powerful church family definitely has earned our support to help maintain and broaden the legacy of “showing our faith by our works.”


Scroll down for more information on how to make a gift to Christ Church. 

Giving Options

Sharing the resources God has entrusted us with is an important part of our ministry and mission.  Thank you for your gift!


Three ways to give:

  1. Click the button below to make a one-time or recurring gift via our secure online donations system.*
  2. Set up electronic payments directly through your bank.
  3. Give cash or by check.

NEW Online Giving  

Online giving is now built into our existing church database, Realm, so all your contact info, up-to-the-minute giving history, and pledge management is in one spot.


Set Up Your 2020 Pledge

  1. Log in to our church database here.*
  2. Click “Giving” in the left-hand menu, then the blue “+ Give” button at the top.
  3. Enter your 2020 pledge details (e.g. amount, frequency, credit/debit card).

*If you haven’t already set up your Realm account: 

  • Update your contact info and upload a photo - this helps put faces with names!
  • Click the lock icon and change your privacy setting to “Everyone in Our Church” so other parishioners can look up your contact info like a regular church directory. (Pledge/payment information is not viewable.)


If you have any questions about making a gift to Christ Church, please contact the church office at 978-468-4461 or administrator@christchurchhw.org.