The FCC Good Samaritan Fund is an emergency discretionary fund managed by your pastors to assist our church family and members in our larger community who are experiencing a financial challenge. On a case by case basis, we are able to share God’s love and compassion in very tangible financial assistance for utilities, rent, medicine, and other basic necessities. The Good Samaritan Fund is supported by designated giving and contributions to the Good Samaritan Fund are always welcome, and needed!
One easy way we can all contribute to the Good Samaritan Fund is to sign up for eScrip. eScrip is a way for businesses to give to organizations who work for the greater good – like First Congregational Church. Using eScrip’s secure website, we can register our credit and debit cards. Whenever we shop at participating businesses using our designated credit and/or debit card(s), that business makes an automatic contribution (based on a percentage of what is spent) to the FCC account, which is then put into our Good Samaritan Fund.
Go to www.escrip.com to find out more and to register. Make sure you designate “First Congregational Church.” If you are already signed up to support another school or organization, you can add First Congregational as well and the donations with be shared.