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Letter from our Parish Treasurer

Dear Parishioners,

I sincerely hope that you and your family have been keeping safe and well during the past number of weeks.  Thanks to all of those who have been involved in providing us with new ways to worship and to keep us connected.

I wanted to write to you for two reasons.  Firstly, I wanted to acknowledge that things have changed for everyone in some way during this crisis and that perhaps, for some of you, personal income is uncertain.  If anyone has concerns in this regard, I invite you to privately discuss your concerns with Reverend Philip and we will strive to assist how we can.

Secondly, as nearly seventy five percent of weekly donations to the Union are by plate or envelope giving and as we have not been able to hold our regular services, there has been a significant decrease in parish income.  We have been trying to minimise costs where possible, but many fixed costs, including Parochial Assessments that support the church’s ministry, are still ongoing.  If you are in a position to contribute during this time, below are ways you could continue supporting the church:

  1. For regular giving, simply use your internet banking to set up a standing order using the account details below (Note: Standing Orders also have the benefits of enabling you to budget effectively and to help the church to calculate cash flow more effectively.)
  2. For one-time payments, either use your internet banking to make an electronic funds transfer to the account details below or send a cheque by post to the Parish Treasurer, payable to the name of your individual church.

I thank you for your support and if you have any questions please feel free to contact me by email at

                                                           St David’s Church, Naas
                                                           Bank: Bank of Ireland (Naas Branch)
                                                           BIC: BOFIIE2DXXX
                                                           IBAN:  IE16 BOFI 9012 3975 1923 26
                                                           Account name: St David’s Church of Ireland (General Account)
                                                           Reference: Your Name

                                                           St John’s Church, Kill
                                                           Bank: Bank of Ireland (Naas Branch)
                                                           BIC:  BOFIIE2DXXX
                                                           IBAN:  IE46 BOFI 9012 3940 9554 42

                                                           St Colmcille’s Church Rathmore
                                                           Please contact Malcolm Sargent.

Thank you for your time and support of the Parish.

Andrew Tamming (Hon Treasurer)