BEQUESTS

A charitable bequest is one of the easiest and most flexible ways that you can leave a gift to the Texas Conference Association of Seventh-day Adventist that will make a lasting impact.

WHAT IS A BEQUEST?

A bequest is a gift given through a Will or a Trust.  We can help you prepare either, or you can ask your own attorney to prepare them for you. 

HOW CAN I MAKE A BEQUEST?

A bequest is one of the easiest gifts to make. Our attorney David Coggin, or the attorney of your own, can you can include language in your will or trust specifying a gift be made to family, friends or to the Texas Conference as part of your estate plan.

WHAT ARE MY OPTIONS?

A bequest can be made in several ways:

  1. You can give a gift a specific dollar amount or a specific assets

  2. You can give a gift of a percentage of what’s left from your estate after all expenses are paid, and any specific dollars amounts or assets are given

  3. A gift to a church ministry or entity should be made with the following language, “THE TEXAS CONFERENCE ASSOCIATION OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTISTS, of Alvarado, Texas”.  You may also include language directed that the bequest be unrestricted, or restricted for a specific area of ministry, church, or school.

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