God calls each of us to participate in the life of our parish family in different ways. When we answer ‘yes’ to that call, we can do much more together than we can do alone. At St. Alban’s, we strive to be faithful stewards of the gifts God has given us. Our Finance Committee, Vestry, and Rector are committed to using the gifts given by parishioners through financial pledges and other offerings to further God's mission through St. Alban’s.
You are the light of the world.
A church built on top of a hill cannot be hidden.
~Adapted from Matthew 5:14
Welcome to the St. Alban's 2022 Season of Giving! This year is special because we are opening up our annual Stewardship Campaign, and launching our three-year Capital Campaign.
ANNUAL STEWARDSHIP CAMPAIGN
Our annual Stewardship Campaign "Shine Bright" seeks pledges to cover our operating costs for the coming year, 2022. Our Annual Stewardship Campaign seeks pledges to cover our operating costs for the coming year, 2023. Our goal this year is to collect pledges of $400,000 by Commitment Sunday on November 20, 2022. These pledges are paid anytime now through the end of 2023.
This goal represents an increase in our operating budget to support our full time rector, parish administrator, youth minister, children's minister, and music director as well as the re-opening of the church and parish life center buildings which require cleaning, repairs, and ongoing maintenance. Our community is growing, as are the ministries to support it. Pledges are paid any time now through the end of 2023. These contributions enable us to maintain our current operations without difficult reductions in staff, current activities and ministries. This is the essential funding St. Alban's needs to keep going each year.
- Check out the brochure
- Digitally submit your pledge card here.
- Download and print a paper pledge card that can be dropped in the offering basket, or mailed to the church office, or brought up to the altar on Nov. 20, during the Ingathering of pledge cards.
- Questions? Contact Rector Peggy Lo at email@example.com or Senior Warden Jennifer Cawley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support St. Alban’s every time you shop, at no cost to you. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible items to St. Alban’s. If you already have an Amazon account, go to smile.amazon.com and login. You will be asked to select a charitable organization. Select “St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, Manchaca” before you begin shopping. Once you've made that selection, you will see "Supporting: St. Alban's Episcopal Church" under the search bar and every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation.
If you make your purchases through the Amazon app, click here are directions for setting that up.