Christ Church Parish Endowment Fund Episcopal Diocese of Virginia
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Endowment Fund of Christ Church Parish, Middlesex

Christian stewardship involves the faithful management of all the gifts god has given to humankind - time, talent, the created world and money, including accumulated, inherited and appreciated assets.  Christians can give to the work of the Church through a variety of gift vehicles, in addition to cash and securities, including bequests in wills, charitable remainder trusts and other life income gifts, other trusts, life insurance policies, real estate, securities and other property. 

It is the desire of the parish to encourage, receive and administer these gifts in a manner faithful to the loyalty and devotion to God expressed by the donors, and in accord with the canons ofthe Episcopal Church and the Diocese of Virginia, and the policies of this parish.

Christ Church Parish, through action of its Vestry, establishes a new and separate fund to be known as The Christ Church Endowment.  The purpose of this Endowment Fund is to enable the Parish of Christ Church, Middlesex to more completely fulfill its mission by assuring the ongoing viability of the Parish and developing its ministries beyond what is possible through its annual operating funds. Therefore, contributions to and distribution from the fund shall be allocated within the following designations:

    1. Undesignated funds for purposes as directed by the Vestry,
    2. Maintenance and upkeep of existing church facilities, including historic preservation,
    3. Worship and music, including the funding of non-structural improvements, vestment replacement and augmentation of vested vessels, flagons, etc. ,
    4. Outreach and new missions which fund activities to alleviate human suffering and to proclaim the gospel in the parish, the wider community and the world,
    5. Christian education of congregation and church staff,
    6. Capital improvements including renovation of an existing building and new construction, and
    7. Cemetery.
Class of 2017 Class of 2018 Class of 2019
Jack Hellems Grace Parker
 Jim Hill  Vel Gray, Sr. Warden  Robin Wells


Jack Hellems, Chair
 Home (804) 758-1255
 Mobile (804) 339-7209


 Vel Gray, (Senior Warden)
(804) 339-7836


Jim Hill
Home (804) 758-3854
Mobile (804) 694-7394
Grace Parker, Secretary
Home (804) 758-3640
Mobile (770) 354-5310



Robin Wells
Home (804) 776-0086
Mobile (804) 832-3849
The Rev. Steward Wood, Priest-in-Charge
Office: (804) 758-2006
Mobile: (540) 560-0700