Sustaining Our Church

How to donate

There a several funds that make it possible to support the work of the Chapel of the Cross in our parish, across the community, and around the world.  When selecting a fund online or filling out the memo line on a check, use the correct fund name to be sure your donation is applied correctly.


Operating budget and annual campaign: select the General Fund

Our operating budget is directed towards living into our building and our ministry — funding our programming, outreach, worship, pastoral care, physical plant, and staff. The annual campaign is vitally important to our use of our new building, maintaining operations during our transition year, and recruiting a new rector.  Your pledge and your faithful contributions to the annual campaign enable us to build a budget that reflects our mission.


You Are the Light: Capital Campaign

To make a contribution to You are the Light visit the website here.


Memorial gifts: select Memorials

You may make a one-time gift in memory of someone who has died.  Be sure and note who your gift is in memory of in the box provided.


Special contributions: select Designated Offerings

From time to time we will request special contributions for time-specific causes.  We will direct you to use Designated Offerings as your fund for these donations.


Planned giving society

Membership in the William Mercer Green Society recognizes those who have made planned gifts to the Chapel of the Cross. The Society also educates those who are interested in supporting COTC ministries in perpetuity. There will be a meeting of the Society annually as well as planned giving programs as part of Sunday morning adult offerings.


Make a quick gift, set up recurring gifts, update your pledge

Click here to contribute online. When prompted to select a fund, click on General Fund to pay your annual pledge or Development Fund to pay your Light on A Hill pledge.  (Other funds are Capital Fund for gifts to the Chapel restoration, Memorial fund to give in memory of someone, or Designated Offerings to contribute to a special, time-specific cause.)


If you have not made your annual fund pledge or set up recurring gifts please, consider doing it now. To make a pledge, visit COTC Connect.  COTC Connect is the place where you can see your contribution statement, change contact information, upload a family photo, access the directory, search the parish calendar, and indicate activities or groups you want to join. If you haven’t registered yet, start by “finding yourself” in our database. Then set up your login and password. There are complete instructions on the website, plus immediate access to people on the staff who can help you.