Stewardship is not just about tithing, but also the sharing of our time and talent. But since we do have to keep the lights on… let’s examine the variety of tithing options and outreach opportunities we have in this vibrant community we call St. Michael.
Donations that go towards the operating cost of the parish which include, utilities, maintenance, equipment, supplies, employee payroll and benefits, parish ministries, etc.
Donations that go towards offsetting the parish support to those parish families who cannot afford the full cost of Catholic education in St. Michael School.
Donations that go towards the parish portion of the Archdiocese Special Collections such as Opportunities for Life, Catholic Relief Services, Retired Religious, Missions, etc.
Donations to help offset the cost of projects or extraordinary expenses that are not included in the parish budget, such as air conditioning/HVAC repairs, maintenance or equipment repairs, etc.
St. Vincent DePaul:
Donations to help those in need by practicing the Seven Corporal Works of Mercy.
Growing a Circle of Faith – Building Fund:
Donations to help reduce the debt incurred on the loan for building the new church