Building Our Future

Capital Campaign & Construction Update 5/4/24

Great News... Permission Granted!

We have received permission form Bishop Ricken to move forward with our campaign projects, both the school addition, and the air conditioning in church!

Matching Grant Offered

We have been offered a matching grant from the Diocese of Green Bay Catholic Foundation of up to $200,000 for any new pledges received from now until September 2024. If you are interested in participating in the matching grant, we ask that you fill out a new pledge form and drop it off at the parish office.

 

Original Pledges Received: 332
Original Amount Pledged: $3,745,977
New Pledges received that qualify for Matching Grant: 4
New Pledge Amount that qualifies for Matching Grant: $6,800
Pledge Payments Received: $1,702,047

Thank you! Thank you!

Thank you to all our parishioners and friends who have financially supported the campaign. It would not have been successful without your generosity. Also, as you know, there is a lot of “behind the scenes” work that goes into a huge project like this. Thank you to our Capital Campaign Committee for all their time and talent to make this campaign a huge success!

What Happens Next?

  • AC in Church - The air conditioning project in church continues. Mannenbach Mechanical is doing the installation. Masses will go on as scheduled.
  • Construction Timeline - We continue to work with Bayland Buildings on the timeline of the school project. Watch the bulletin for updates.
  • Groundbreaking Ceremony - A groundbreaking ceremony will be held on Wednesday, May 15th at 1:00 pm in the school parking lot. All are welcome to help us kick off this exciting addition to our parish and school campus.
  • Pledges – Pledge reminders were mailed to all those who have already made a pledge to the campaign. When making your pledge payment, you can drop it in the regular weekend collection, drop it off at the parish office or mail it to 62 E Main Street, Chilton WI 53014. Please note “capital campaign” on your check. If you have any questions on your pledge, please call Sandy at the parish office.

Ways to Make a Pledge Payment

  • Pay by Check - Make your check out to Good Shepherd Parish and indicate in the memo line “Capital Campaign.” Feel free to drop your pledge payment in the weekend collection or at the parish office.
  • Electronic Funds Transfer – We have three options on making your pledge payment electronically:
    1. Online Bill Pay - Online Bill Pay is a free service provided by most financial institutions that allows you to pay your bills online, including your campaign pledge payment. Check out your local financial institution’s website to learn how easy Online Bill Pay is.
    2. ACH Fund Transfer - ACH funds transfers are handled through the parish office. You fill out an authorization form setting up your payment plan and that’s it. If you are interested in ACH Fund Transfer, please contact the parish office to request a form. 920-849-9363
    3. myEoffering - myEoffering is a secure electronic giving service that we have partnered with to give you the ability to fulfill your pledge commitments. You are in complete control of this process. When setting up your pledge payment, make sure to pick “Capital Campaign Fund.” (Note, there may be some fees with online giving).  Visit https://members.myeoffering.com/#/landing to sign up.

Questions & Answers from Campaign Information Sessions

Campaign Prayer

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Your prayers for a successful campaign are important. Together, we lift up the following prayer:

Together let us pray…

God of light,
thank you for enlightening our path
that has led us to this day,
as we envision what our parish may become.
Thank you for the vision and the hope
that we can be to the world.
We ask that as we continue to plan for the future,
we hear clearly your voice coming through.
Enable us to continue to be a place that is welcoming...
a place that is full of your grace.
We ask you to abide with us during this campaign
that we may accomplish our expansion and renovation plans,
both for ourselves, our neighborhood, and the world at large.
In Christ’s name.
Amen