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Legacy Giving Corner

RETIREMENT

Sunday, April 28th, is Legacy Giving Sunday at First Presbyterian Church, a day we’ve set aside to encourage

CELEBRATION for

our members to remember and include the Church in their estate plans. Members of the Legacy Giving Com-

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mittee will be visiting Sunday School classes as well as

AND FAMILY Loads of food, fellowship

speaking during our services.

W I R T H

& fun, all completely free!

Legacy gifts enable donors to continue support-

ing First Presbyterian far beyond their lifetimes. Unless

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otherwise specified by the donor, legacy donations are

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placed into the Church’s endowment, a permanent fund

budget, providing significant support for the various

Immediately following the 11:15 am annual meeting which starts right after Dr. Wirth finishes preaching at the only service of the day which starts at 10:15 am

programs of our Church: Care, Community, Christian

RETIREMENT CELEBRATION

that is professionally managed. Income from the endowment accounts for about 10% of the Church’s annual

SAVE THE DATE

Education, Worship, Missions, Music, and Property Maintenance. Legacy giving can also result in

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individuals or couples who named the Church as a beneficiary in their wills and/or assigned the Church as a beneficiary of retirement funds, life insurance, gift annuities, 401Ks or IRAs. Please watch for the next issue of The Chimes; as part of Legacy Giving Sunday, we’ll be announcing the distinctive new way in which we’ll be Givin honoring and thanking our First Legacy Partners. g cy

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he Annual Meeting of the Congregation has been called by the Session for Sunday, May 5, 2013 at approximately 11:15 a.m., immediately following the 10:15 a.m. worship service. The business to be conducted at the meeting will include: election of the Nominating Committee class of 2015, dissolution of the call of Rev. Dr. George B. Wirth as Pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta, and election of Rev. Connie Lee to be installed as Associate Pastor for Community Ministries. WE NEED AT LEAST 25% OF OUR MEMBERS TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS VOTE, so plan to join us for worship and stay for our brief Annual Meeting and festive retirement celebration for the Wirths. See you May 5!

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William M. Earnest Clerk of Session

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We currently have 73 First Legacy Partners,

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significant tax benefits for the donor.

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