What is the Arbor Society?

The Arbor Society honors those who have remembered Christ Church Greenwich in their estate plans. Through a planned gift, you make a final testament of faith and leave a legacy that perpetuates the mission and ministries of the parish.

You can make a planned gift in many ways: by naming Christ Church Greenwich as a beneficiary of your will, trust, retirement plan, life insurance policy, or life income gift.

You can also receive lifetime tax benefits by donating appreciated securities, allocating IRA distributions (up to $100,000/year), or creating a charitable remainder trusts (CRT), charitable lead trust (CLT) or charitable gift annuity.

Christ Church will work with you and your financial, tax, and legal advisors to find the best approach for you.

Blessed are those who plant shade trees under which they know full well they will never sit.
(adapted from D. Elton Trueblood)

Watch this informative video with Chip Skinner and Susan Ness on the importance of the Arbor Society.