ENCORE Ministry relies on the gifts of generous donors. It does not receive apportionment dollars from the Tennessee-Western Kentucky Conference of The United Methodist Church. ENCORE Ministry provides — at no cost — resources, leader training, and consultation to local churches. ENCORE Ministry also provides grants for older adult ministries. Thank you for your gift to ENCORE Ministry.

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All gifts to ENCORE Ministry are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. An acknowledgement letter for tax purposes will be provided for all gifts.

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Online giving is a secure and easy way to make a credit card gift to ENCORE Ministry.

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Matching grants are made to churches, agencies, and affiliated organizations in the Tennessee-Western Kentucky Conference to support or develop intentional, innovative, and creative ministries and projects by, with, and for older adults.

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Stocks, Bonds, Life Insurance & Real Estate

Stocks and bonds may be given so the donor can deduct the full fair market value as a charitable contribution and thus avoid capital gains tax on the appreciation.

Life insurance can be used to create a major gift at relatively low cost to the donor. If ENCORE Ministry is named owner or beneficiary of a new or existing policy, the donor receives a tax deduction. Additional premiums paid through ENCORE Ministry are tax deductible and proceeds pass to ENCORE Ministry free of estate tax.

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Pledges can be made in honor or memory of someone. Pledges are tax-deductible as payments are received.

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Planned Gifts

Support the mission and ministry of ENCORE Ministry in the future through a planned gift.

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