Giving- What is Faithful Stewardship?

As Each one has received a gift, use it serve one another as good stewards of God's varied grace. (1 PT 4:10)

“Whoever sows sparingly will reap sparingly and whoever sows bountifully will reap bountifully. Each must do as already determined, without sadness or compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” 2 Corinthians 9:6-7

Annual Giving Opportunities Overview

  • Weekly Parish Offerings supports local parish operations, apostolates and missions.

    • Collection options include using parish-provided envelopes or donating electronically via Faith Direct.

  • Second collections support specific world-wide ministries.

  • Periodic parish capital campaigns and annual funds or scholarships support special parish needs.

    • The Annual Fund supports Youth Ministry programs, mission trip overseas, WorkCamp through the Diocese of Arlington, facilities upgrades and maintenance, and St. Agnes School Tuition Assistance.

    • Brother Dennis and Associates - St. Agnes shares a portion of the proceeds from the weekly collection with a designated Catholic mission through the Brother Dennis program. Recipients are located throughout the world and may be churches, schools, convents, hospitals, etc. Brother Dennis funds have also been designated for disaster relief when necessary. All requests for funds should be directed to the Parish Office.

  • The Bishop's Lenten Appeal supports diocesan ministries, parishes, seminaries and schools. 

Other & Long-term Giving

  • Planned Giving - You can also include Saint Agnes Church or Saint Agnes Catholic School in Your Will or Trust

    • Sample Gift Language for Unrestricted Bequest – St. Agnes Church or St. Agnes School: I give, devise and bequeath to the Most Reverend Paul S. Loverde, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Arlington, or his Successors in Office, at the Catholic Diocese of Arlington (Tax ID#54-0967542), 200 N. Glebe Road, Suite 811, Arlington, Virginia 22203 the amount of [insert specific amount, residual or percentage of estate] to benefit Saint Agnes Catholic Church [or Saint Agnes School] , 1910 North Randolph Street, Arlington, Virginia 22207-3046.  These funds are to be used at the discretion of the (pastor or principal) and/or where the need is greatest.

  • Gifts of Stock - You may make a gift of stock as a donation to our parish or our diocese. In exchange for a gift of long-term, appreciated securities (stock), you can receive an income tax deduction and avoid capital gains taxes on stock appreciation. Contact 703-841-2545 or see visit the Arlington Diocese website.

  • United Way/Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) - Support Saint Agnes School through a directed donation to United Way #9858 or Combined Federal Campaign, National Capital Area,CFC #85894.

For more information on how you can support Saint Agnes, please contact:

Marty Lerner, Development Director
mlerner@saintagnes.org
703-919-4526 mobile/text
703-525-1166 x128