Stewardship is the way we care for our community and our facilities--the blessings of our lives for the benefit of others and those that come after.
There are a variety of ways to donate to the work of St. Matthew & St. Timothy's
See below for more information.
"Giving is one of my ministries to my community, my family, and to my spiritual vitality: the Church"
All donations to the church, regardless of amount, make a difference. A pledge can be for $5.00 per week to $5,000/year and everything in between. If you want us to keep track of your cash donation, it helps that you have pledge envelopes assigned to you
Please visit us or contact us to make your annual pledge to the parish! You can make checks payable to:
Church of St. Matthew and St. Timothy.
26 West 84th Street,
New York, NY 10024
We will send you a tax receipt of all donations made.
A Special Collection for Outreach
We have a vision of outreach around the corner and around the world. In our church, one way in which we echo that vision is through the Fishbowl Offering. In addition to the items funded through our budget, each week we collect a loose-change offering. Our community designates at the Annual Meeting each year the places to which this offering goes. Two quarters are designated for work around the world and two are designated to work closer to home.
A plastic fishbowl is distributed (usually by the youngest member of our parish in attendance at the Sunday morning service) to collect our gifts. These loose bills and change are separate from the envelopes we may put in the collection plate. We look in our pocketbooks and wallets for an additional way to change things.
1st quarter – International Program (2017-2021 New York - Haiti Project)
2nd – Youth Program
4th – SMST Meals Program
*On occasion, because of emergencies, disasters or special requests, we may designate a portion of a quarter to a specific unforeseen cause.
Raise money for St. Matthew's & St. Timothy's on Facebook. You can can set up a dedicated fundraising page to share your faith journey and dedication to our community!
Contribute school supplies. You can drop them off directly at our parish office during office hours, mail them to us, or send us donation via our smile.amazon.com wish list (TBA).
Contribute winter supplies for low-income and homeless individuals and families. You can drop them off directly at our parish office during office hours, mail them to us, or send us donation via our smile.amazon.com wish list (TBA).
*We accept donations all year round
(More information to be announced closer to the holidays)
Begun in October of 2017, this initiative raises funds to benefit a mountaintop Puerto Rican Episcopal diocese and four surrounding communities, which are still without power and potable water almost six months after Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
100% of funds raised go to benefit the communities.
More than half a million people in Puerto Rico are still without electricity, and those who have electricity are still on an unreliable energy grid. Although many have water, these mountaintop communities still do not have water. They depend on rain water or water brought by tankers.
Furthermore, these are communities where coffee grows. The coffee crops were decimated. It will take three years to get a usable crop of coffee beans.
Things were hard in these communities before the hurricanes – it is tougher now.
We accept cash, checks, and digital payments via Zelle.
(All donors will receive a receipt for tax purposes.)
Donations may also be made through the Episcopal DIocese of New York, which has a Caribbean Relief Fund.
$15,000 has been raised to date.