Archive for 'Building for the Kingdom Questions'

Redevelopment Update – March 2014

At our AGM held on 16 March 2014, our church Wardens delivered a report on the status of our proposed development and outlined the rationale behind inviting pledges to be paid in the coming weeks. Read their report here: 2014 AGM wardens report

Tax-deductible giving for the Building for the Kingdom appeal

To assist in your decisions as the end of the tax year approaches, we would like to remind you that it is possible to give tax-deductibly to the St Augustine’s Building for the Kingdom appeal.

How many have responded?

Would the wardens please clarify the exact numbers of people who have responded to the Building the Kingdom proposal? The Wardens are happy to provide the current numbers as they stand, but we would caution people from drawing conclusions about the raw numbers, as we expect this process to take some time. The numbers are based […]

Building for the Kingdom

On Sunday 5 August 2012 we presented our proposed building plans to our church family. We outlined our needs and proposed a solution. We also disclosed that the total cost  for this solution is expected to be approximately $3m, which we hope to match with $1m from our building fund and $2m in pledged donations […]

Could we stage this over a couple of years?

With respect to staging the works over a longer period of time, we will be in large part guided by the architects and project managers. A staggered delivery is often helpful when there are issues around cash flow or available capital, but in the long run, it will cost more in delivery, and prolong the […]

The cost is too high

We think that the amount being asked is too large. With respect to the issue of the amount of money the development may cost, the Wardens are confident that we can drive some of the costs of the development down from the current high end of 3.2M (lower end approximately 2.5M). We won’t know for […]

Why are we looking to grow our morning church service?

Why are we incorporating this goal (of expanding the 9.45am service to a size where it can be easily split into two) when a survey of parishioners last year expressed strong preferences to stay on site? It is expected that any new church plants would stay on site, if it were the desire of those […]

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