There can be tax advantages to giving to First UMC Graham by
donating stock that has appreciated in value. If you are required to take a
Minimum Required Distribution from a Traditional IRA, there can be tax
advantages to giving to our church through a Qualified Charitable Distribution.
In either case, you can begin the process by contacting our Financial Secretary
Pat Stuart at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (336) 226-4343.
A long-term way to support our ministries is to include
First UMC Graham as one of the beneficiaries in your estate plan. Some individuals, while still alive,
have funded permanently restricted funds to support the church. The earnings
from these funds can be used for current expenses or help offset major
Individual situations differ. We urge you to contact your
advisors if you are considering alternative giving. Our church appreciates your
support of our ministries, regardless of how you give.