I thought that a charitable gift annuity was a perfect way to help myself and my parish at the same time. This way I set up an income for myself that I could regularly rely on that gives me a higher rate of return that a CD or other savings account.
I also felt peace of mind knowing that my parish would benefit after I died. I know they will put my money where it is really needed. A charitable gift annuity is a safe investment. I am so grateful that there is a way to help myself with an income while also giving a gift back to Jesus.