New user? Register here:
Email Address:
Password:
Retype Password:
First Name:
Last Name:
Existing user? Login here:
 
 
Letters to the editor >

Squandered bequest?

From Mr Laurence Young

Sir, - It seems a sad irony that the single largest part of the very generous legacy of Hazel Jones-Olszewski to St Davids diocese (£1.5 million out of £2.6 million) will be used to give its congregations something of a "precept holiday": a move that will merely reduce the motivation of those congregations to maintain or increase their own generosity of giving.

You report ( News, 8 August) that Mrs Jones-Olszewski wanted her bequest to be used ...

If you have a valid subscription to Church Times, please log in to view this content. If you require a subscription, please click here.
Job of the week

Anglican Chaplain

North West

EVERYONE DESERVES THE OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE A FRESH STARTWITH YOUR HELP THEY CAN ANGLICAN CHAPLAIN HMP Altcourse, Liverpool £29,000 - £30,700 per annum Full time (35 hours per week) HMP Altcou...  Read More

Signup for job alerts
Top feature

Suppression, secrecy, and survival: the Hidden Christians of Japan

Suppression, secrecy, and survival: the Hidden Christians of Japan

A new book explores Christianity in Japan. Its author, John Dougill, talks to Malcolm Doney  Subscribe to read more

Top comment

One Church’s mission, but many opportunities

The Renewal and Reform programme needs a wide range of approaches to be successful, argues Andrew Lightbown  Subscribe to read more

Sun 25 Sep 16 @ 17:56
'I am not an experienced mountaineer but I am fit enough to keep plodding on and have the grit to make it happen' https://t.co/skRqc8HFP2

Sun 25 Sep 16 @ 17:51
Average Sunday attendance in the @ChurchinWales has fallen to below one per cent of the population https://t.co/Vigp0UkHYB