Giving

First Parish Church of Groton is entirely self-sustaining and welcomes your financial support. If you are able to donate in any amount, we are grateful.

Please consider these options: One Time Donations, Annual PledgeLocal Charities, and Legacy Giving.

One Time Donations

Online Payment

Click to make a one-time or recurring donation from your credit/debit card or PayPal account.

Personal Check

Please mail to our office at:
3 Powderhouse Road
Groton, MA 01460

Bank Bill Pay

Ask your bank or use their online system, to send us a one-time or monthly check. This saves the church from paying any fees!


Annual Pledge

Over 70% of our annual operating funds comes from our members’ annual Pledges. Pledging is simply a commitment you make to the church to donate a specific amount over an entire year. Your commitment allows us to plan our budget throughout the year.

Make A Pledge Payment

Click to make a Pledge payment with a credit/debit card or PayPal account.

Start a New Pledge

Send an email to pledge@uugroton.org with the dollar amount you will donate over the church year from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023.


Support Our Charitable Giving

In addition to supporting various community projects, the church also collects money on behalf of various local charities and programs such as Loaves and Fishes, the Fitchburg Meal Program, Stone Soup Kitchen Ministries, and many others. 100% of your gift is sent to the charity. We are currently accepting donations for these programs.

Gas & Grocery Card Ministry

Distributes debit cards for gas and groceries to anyone in need. Donate.

Caring Committee

Provides meals, rides, and a helping hand during challenging times. Donate.

Fitchburg Homeless Program

Provides meals for homeless people in the city of Fitchburg, MA. Donate.

Stone Soup Kitchen

Provides food and conversation for homeless people in Ayer, MA. Donate.


Legacy Giving and Our Endowments

There are several options available if you want to support the work of the church. If you wish to include us in your estate planning, we accept gifts in all forms (cash, stocks, and other assets). For more information contact: treasurer@uugroton.org

Ministerial
Fund

Since 1804, the fund has helped pay our minister’s compensation and provides a safety net for financial emergencies.

Endowment
Fund

Sponsors projects proposed by members and the community consistent with our mission and values.

Old Groton Meetinghouse
Fund

Separate from the church, dedicated to the restoration and preservation of the Old Groton Meeting House.