Endowment Committee

Phone: 781-784-3652    E-mail: endowment@uusharon.org

What will be your Unitarian Legacy?

Endowing our Religious Future

Our Unitarian Church has been built by generations of members and friends who transformed their vision into reality. You can become a part of this rich tradition and affirm your bonds to our church by making a planned gift to the Endowment Fund.

Your gift will help to ensure that our vibrant church remains healthy; a home for all seeking to live their liberal faith. Our lives are part of a continuum that is built on foundations laid by our ancestors. Your legacy gift to the Endowment Fund will enable you to be part of our
future and the future generations of UUs.

When you are considering how you wish to be remembered, please consider giving a gift to the Unitarian Church of Sharon’s Endowment Fund! Thank you!

UCS Endowment Fund

The USC Endowment Fund is an enduring church asset that will span generations and build the church’s financial strength. As the Fund grows, it will be a Name the UCS as the beneficiary of an existing life insurance policy or purchase a new policy with UCS source of support for:

Planned giving contributions to the Endowment Fund of the Unitarian Church of Sharon are administered by the Endowment Fund Board.

  • Program Enrichment
  • Enhancement of buildings and grounds
  • Community outreach
  • Developing the wider mission of the UUA
  • Scholarships and grants

“Chris and I have a vision that the Unitarian Church of Sharon will continue to be strong, healthy spiritual community for many generations of UUs. With that in mind we want to leave a legacy that will help our community well beyond our lives and have made the church and the Unitarian Universalist Association beneficiaries of our estate. This ultimate gift supports our values and will hopefully strengthen Unitarian Universalism for our children and grandchildren.”


– Peter A. Raskin

At the heart of the Unitarian Universalism is the faith that every person can make a meaningful difference in our communities and in the world. We have faith in generosity, a conviction that our shared gifts of love and labor can hear ourselves and
others.”


– Reverend Terry Sweetser, Former Ballou Channing 
District Executive

Giving to the Endowment Fund

There are many ways to remember the Church in your planned giving:

  • Make a cash donation now perhaps in memory of a loved one, to honor a graduation, a celebration, a special occasion ….
  • Prepare a will and leave a gift (a specific dollar amount or percentage of the assets of your estate) to the Unitarian Church of Sharon (USC).
  • Name the UCS as the beneficiary of your IRA, 401K, charitable gift annuity or charitable trust.

Ask your financial advisor today about charitable giving and how you might incorporate a gift into your planned giving strategies.

Once you have made a decision to make a legacy gift to the Endowment Fund of the Unitarian Church of Sharon, please contact endowment@uusharon.org to fill out an “Intention Form” and return the Form to the Administrative Office.

To make a cash donation to the Endowment Fund now in memory or in honor of someone, simply send a note and check to the Treasurer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annual Pledge Drive

The Annual  Pledge Drive raises money for the church’s annual operating budget. On occasion the church also conducts drives to raise funds for major capital expenses.