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VIDEO: Community Assistance - An Interview

Recently, Jim Molloy sat down (via Zoom) with Pastor Chad Nickerson (Calvary Temple, Saint John, NB) and Pastor Dave Sawler (Lighthouse Church, Glace Bay, NS) to talk about how their churches were adjusting their community programs amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 
 


NEW: Sending Tithes to District Office

As churches are making changes to how they receive financial contributions during the COVID-19 crisis, the District Office has also set up other methods for receiving the District Tithe to better assist churches. We trust this information will be helpful to Boards and Treasurers. 

The preferred method for churches to send tithes is by cheque mailed to the District Office. However, below are three options for electronic giving.

ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER (EFT)
An EFT allows your church to send funds directly to the district’s bank account while maintaining the proper approval process.  As one person prepares the payment, you can establish that it takes one or two signing authorities to sign on to approve the payment.  Check with your bank to set this up.

E-TRANSFERS
We do not recommend E-transfers from a church’s bank account unless the church is using a banking platform that provides two-factor authentication, i.e. one person alone cannot “push” money out of the account.  If your church is set up for two-factor authentication, please email Sylvia at svaters@maritimepaoc.org or Dorothy at dburns@maritimepaoc.org for further discussion on submitting your District tithe by E-transfers.

CANADAHELPS
You can send church tithes to the district by credit card through CanadaHelps.  Simply go to “Giving” on the District Website.  Be sure to select “Corporate/Group” as the Donor Type.  There is an option to give to Church Tithes. The church will receive a receipt for the donation, for filing with your church records.

You can download a copy of this information by clicking this link.

If you have any questions or need more information, please email Sylvia or Dorothy.



REMINDER: Weekly Prayer - Happening today!

We are continuing our weekly prayer meetings. The next is happening at noon today - we'd love to have you join us!

There are two ways to join:
1. Online via Zoom by clicking this link: https://zoom.us/j/194848502
2. By phone: 1 (647) 374-4685   Meeting ID: 194 848 502
(*This link and phone number are the same for all prayer zoom meetings in April)


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