Because of the difficult challenges being faced by our Church, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are attempting to find new ways to do fundraising.

In the past, we have invited you to attend dinners at Pangborn Hall.  However, since March 2020, with the Government imposed restrictions on indoor gatherings, we have not been allowed to schedule any.

We know that many of you come to our events not merely to have a meal and fellowship, but because you believe in the work we are doing to live out the love of Jesus in our community. During this pandemic our Care Team has been in overdrive, reaching out with encouragement and practical support to the needy in our congregation and the wider community. 

In these circumstances,  we are asking those who have supported us in the past to donate towards our virtual Mother’s Day Strawberry Social on the 9th of May 2021.  We will not be allowed to invite you to Pangborn Hall for a meal, but we can provide you with a donation receipt for Income Tax purposes.

Whether we gather on Sundays or not, our financial obligations continue. Here are a couple of ways that you can continue to support the Church even if you are not able to attend Worship Services.

    1. We now can accept Interac E-transfers. for instructions see below. (This costs us no fees)
    2. You can donate monthly by PAR ( Pre- Authorized Remittance) from your bank account - (This costs us 50 cents) Email our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    3. You can donate, once or monthly, through Paypal (with or without a PayPal account) (This costs us only 1.6%+ 30cents)
  1. PayPal

  • PAR – Pre-Authorized Remittance; this is an automatic monthly payment system for donations to our Congregation. The payments come out of your bank account on the 20th of every month. Changes can be made whenever you want, but submitted by the 10th of the month for it to be effective that month. Enrollment Forms are available and Jane will help you fill them in. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Postdated cheques to be held by the treasurer and processed on the dates supplied.

For any of these options, consider making a Monthly offering instead of a weekly one.

Instructions for Interac E- Transfers:
Simple Instructions: (if you already make other payments this way)

  • Contact Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Security Question: anything you want
  • Secret Word: Offering
  • Message: you can indicate how much of the offering goes to Missions, by default we will credit the rest to Regular Operations.

Complete instructions: (Each bank will have a slightly different process. This describes the process for Simplii.)

  1. sign in to your online banking page
  2. select "Interac E-Transfers" from the menu
  3. If you have never used E-Transfers before you may need to enter your "profile"- giving your full name and your email address
  4. choose Add Contact (you only need to do this the first time)
    1.  fill in Name: St Andrews Church
    2. Notify by:  email
    3. Contact's email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    4.  click Continue
      1. Your bank may want to confirm your identity at this point by sending a text code to your phone or email.
      2. follow their prompts, until you have confirmed the Contact information you entered
  5. Click send Money
  6. Select the St Andrews Contact you previously entered
  7. Enter an amount to send.
  8. Select the Bank account you are taking the money from. 
  9. in the Message part you can enter something like Local Missions $20, or 50% to Guatemala Mission, or $30 benevolent. any undesignated gift will be put in Operations.
  10. click Continue again.
  11. The next page asks to create a security question, unless the recipient is set up to automatically receive eTransfers. 
    1. At this time the security question can be anything "What am sending?" will work.
    2. the security answer/ password should be 'Offering' which you will enter a second time to confirm.
    3. When you press confirm the money is sent.
  12. Jane will get an email from interac saying "An interac E-transfer from PROFILE NAME has been sent. and she'll take it from there.
  13. Optional - if you don't know if we have your address information, send a separate email to treasurer@rockland church with your postal address, so we can send you your tax receipt at year's end.


St. Andrew's urges all people everywhere, "Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. " Php 4:6–7. Don't panic! if you feel the need stay at home, make every effort to keep lively social interaction by phone and internet. Do not stay isolated and fretting!

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