The Generous Giving Team are pleased to share this annual initiative from Ecclesiastical and the All Churches Trust. Any church can enter for a chance to win one of 120 prizes of £1000. The winners will be picked throughout December to use the money as they see fit

The more nominations a church receives, the greater their chance of being picked as a winner, so get the word out and encourage everyone you know to get nominating! Include this competition in as many places as possible – from your parish magazine, to your website, to your social media – whichever works for you.

To nominate your church, people will need your charity number or name, so remember to include those details in any emails or social media posts. There are also handy ways of generating your own social media links on the nomination page.

If your church isn’t already registered with the Charity Commission, there’s no need to worry. Any church can register to be put into the draw for one of the £1000 prizes, you just need to be clear when asking people to nominate you that they give enough information to identify who and where you are.

Instead of providing your charity number, you just need to ask your nominators to tick the ‘registration exempt’ box before they put in your church name, and suggest an easy to remember name that ensures the team at Ecclesiastical can find you if you win. Don’t worry – if your church gets picked and the team at Ecclesiastical aren’t sure, they will contact your nominator to check!

So get nominating and, if you are one of the lucky winners – get in touch and let us know so we can share your Good News this Christmas!

For more information on how to nominate, click here.