ZOOMING has a different connotation these days, but it could describe the amount given in donations to the Church Times TAP Africa appeal since Easter.
The total is now close to £30,000 — a remarkable figure, considering the financial constraints on many readers during the pandemic.
We are still not satisfied, however. The need for support among those training for the ministry in Africa is great. Many dioceses have no budget at all for the next generation of priests.
There are still two more weeks to the formal close of the appeal at Pentecost. Please keep the total zooming up.
How to donate to the TAP Fund
Every penny you can give goes to ordinands in Africa who face financial difficulty, to support them as they complete their training. Nothing is retained to cover administrative expenses.
Donate online quickly and securely: www.hymnsam.co.uk/donations/tap-fund/
Or you can give by cheque or charity voucher. Please make cheques payable to: “The TAP Fund” and send to:
TAP Fund, Church Times, Hymns Ancient & Modern, 13a Hellesdon Road, Norwich NR6 5DR
If you are a UK payer of income or capital gains tax, a payment by Gift Aid means that the Church Times, through the Hymns Ancient & Modern charity, can recover 25p for every £1 that you give.
If your donation is eligible for Gift Aid, please include a completed TAP Gift Aid form with your cheque. You can also opt for Gift Aid when making an online donation.