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planned giving and trust ser vices
The Doctor’s U.S. Tax Receipt
The doctor, a Kingsway College alumnus attending an American Kingsway
chapter meeting, raised his hand and waved it in the air to get the attention of the
meeting’s speaker. Unable to break in the middle of her talk, the alumni director
nodded at the doctor. As soon as she could, she moved to the doctor’s side.
“I want to help Kingsway College students. Whom do I make this out to?”
asked the doctor, pen held over his chequebook.
“To Kingsway College,” she replied. “Thank you very much.”
Combining the doctor’s donation of US$10,000 with the other American
donations of cash and cheques, the chapter director arranged to send everything
to Kingsway College.
At Kingsway a financial officer wrote on the back of each U.S. cheque, “Pay
to the order of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists” (GC), 1 and
he purchased a U.S. money order to transfer the cash donations. All were sent
to the GC office, where U.S. tax receipts were mailed to the names and U.S.
addresses supplied for each donor. The GC then returned the total amount
of the gifts back to Kingsway. This doctor’s generous gift funded a Kingsway
To receive a U.S. tax receipt at any time for U.S. donations to any Canadian
Adventist registered charities, American donors may send their gifts directly to
1 Treasury Department, General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, 12501 Old Columbia Pike, Silver Spring,
MD 20904-6600, Attention: Donation Center, Phone: 301/680-6000, Fax: 301/680-6090, www.adventist.org.
If the Sunday law came into effect
tomorrow, what would you do?
Becky AT THE LACOMBE COMMUNITY CHURCH IN
ALBERTA, AND THE WESTMINSTER AND PENTICTON
CHURCHES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA.
Ligaya Rowe: I don’t think I would be afraid of it. I’ve asked time and time again to
be able to go through it. I could never do without the strength of Christ.
Sarah Mihalache: I would keep God’s law.
Ruby Eluick: If the Sunday law came tomorrow, I would be excited knowing
Christ is almost here, but I would panic.
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