Your Legacy Matters Here

A legacy gift is an opportunity for those of us who care deeply about the ministry of Ark and Dove and what happens to it in the future. A gift through our will or estate plan could be the greatest gift we ever make - our gift of a lifetime. Please click to learn more on how you can change the lives of the community and continue the mission and ministry of this church.

Planning A Gift:

Non-Traditional Assets

Assets like life insurance, real estate and retirement plans can become planned gifts.

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Guide to a Christian Will

It is never too early to write a will; it can only be too late. Writing your will is the most important step.

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Charitable Giving Plans

Explore many ways to give directly: endowment funds, donor-advised funds, charitable trusts and more.

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Popular Gift Choices

Charitable Remainder Trust

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How It Works:

Establish a charitable remainder trust to generate an income stream to you or your designee for a set period of time, after which the remainder goes to the church.

Benefits:

  • Provides regular income
  • Potential tax benefits

Bequest

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How It Works:

Give to Ark & Dove Presbyterian Church through your will or living trust.

Benefits:

  • Costs nothing in your lifetime
  • Can be updated if your circumstances change

Retirement Account

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How It Works:

Make a generous gift of your retirement account after your lifetime.

Benefits:

  • Costs nothing in your lifetime
  • Is easy to establish

Other Ways to Give

Click for Contact Information Consider if... Key Advantage Tax Considerations Minimum Contribution Can be changed
You'd like to maximize the impact of your donation over time through growth Grants funds from the growth of a tax-free investment account Generally eligible for immediate tax deduction $2,500
You'd like to receive income through your gift Provides dividends during your life, and benefits us after your lifetime May qualify for partial tax deductions, but must pay income tax on the income stream $10,000
You have a particular asset like real estate or personal property in mind Usually more tax efficient than selling an asset and donating proceeds May reduce capital gains and a tax deduction for the fair-market value of the asset Case specific

Contact Us

If you would like more information on how a legacy gift can help support the church, please feel free to reach out for a confidential conversation. For guidance and advice on how a legacy gift fits into your plans, talk to your financial or legal adviser who has knowledge of your personal situation.

Tricia Gray

Email: tricia.gray@yahoo.com

Phone: 831-869-5808

Karen Dodson

Email: karendodson29@yahoo.com

Phone: 410-294-3814