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Planned Giving


  • Touch the lives of others while creating a lasting legacy
  • Find peace of mind through a wide variety of tax benefits
  • Help impact ministries for current and future generations

Ways you can include St. Mark's in your estate planning:

1. Beneficiary Designation Gifts

A beneficiary designation gift is a simple and affordable way to make a gift to support St. Mark's. You can designate us as a beneficiary of a retirement, investment or bank account or your life insurance policy. For more information see Beneficiary Designated Gifts.

2. IRA Rollover–Act Now

If you are 70½ or older, you may be interested in a way to lower the income and taxes from your IRA withdrawals. With an IRA charitable rollover, you can benefit yourself and help us continue our mission. To learn how, see IRA Charitable Rollover

3. Wills and Bequests

What are the benefits of making a bequest?  More information is at the Virginia Diocese Wills & Bequests page

  1. You leave a lasting legacy to be remembered
  2. You lessen the burden of taxes on your family
  3. You may receive estate tax savings