The General Collection is used for the day-to-day operation of the parish and its various programs aimed to serve the spiritual, emotional, intellectual and physical needs of its parishioners. You may set up a one-time or recurring donation to our parish.
St. Francis Xavier is about to Expand Our Embrace. The Church invites you and your family to participate in our desire to build a new Parish Life Center and update our current Parish Hall. You may set up a one-time or recurring donation to this Capital Campaign.
The Legacy Fund is restricted for those special projects that support the growth, expansion, and formation of St. Francis Xavier as determined and approved by the Parish Council and Pastor. You may set up a one-time or recurring donation to this fund.
St. Francis Xavier Outreach Ministry
Saint Francis Xavier Outreach Ministry mission is to provide spiritual and physical assistance to both parishioners and non-parishioners during times of need and stress. Assistance may take the form of intervention, advocacy, consultation, service, material or monetary aide. You may set up a one-time or recurring donation to this ministry.
High School Youth Group
Saint Francis Xavier’s High School Youth Group program provides opportunities for our high school students in our Faith Community to participate in various mission trips and service camps throughout the year. You may set up a one-time or recurring donation to help minimize the costs so our teens can participate in these activities.
Other Giving Options
Fill out the form (link to auto-withdrawal form) with a voided check or savings deposit slip, and return it to the parish office. This allows St. Francis Xavier to deduct your donation intentions for Stewardship, the Capital Campaign, or the Legacy Fund from your checking or savings account. Donations can be made weekly, monthly, quarterly, or annually, and can be modified or discontinued at any time.
Automatic Bill Pay
An automatic bill payment is a money transfer scheduled on a predetermined date to pay a recurring amount for Stewardship, Capital Campaign, or Legacy Fund. Automatic bill payments are routine payments made from a banking, brokerage, or mutual fund account to SFX. Automatic payments are made through your own personal bank’s online banking program and typically are offered with no additional bank fee.
Gift of Stock
Give a gift of stock to St. Francis Xavier by completing the Archdiocese stock transfer form and returning it as per their instruction. Click here to be directed to the Archdiocesan webpage on Giving for further information and a link to the form. Just the form can be found here. Donations of stock offer a way to make a charitable gift without having to utilize cash funds. In general, you can avoid capital gains taxes by donating stocks held for more than 12 months; however, you should always consult with your financial advisor or a tax professional to determine the actual tax benefits or any other consequences of a stock donation.
Instruct your financial advisor or institution to send a donation to St. Francis Xavier from your IRA Distribution. The qualified charitable distribution (QCD) allows those age 70 ½ to give money to charities directly from their IRAs in a tax advantageous manner to qualified charities. You should always consult with your financial advisor or a tax professional to determine the actual tax benefits or any other consequences of such a donation.
Receive offertory envelopes to use when dropping a check or cash into the offertory basket on weekends. The office can make sure these are ordered for you – just let us know!
Kroger Rewards Program
Go to krogercommunityrewards.com to start earning money for our parish. By linking your Kroger Rewards Account to our parish or NPO #IA702, St. Francis Xavier receives a percent of your purchase. If you have problems registering your card, call 1-800-KROGERS or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way to support St. Francis Xavier. You’ll find the same prices and selection as Amazon.com, with the difference being when you shop on smile.amazon.com, 0.5% of your purchase can be designated to go to our church. On your first visit, select St. Francis Xavier to receive donations from your purchases before you begin shopping.