Endowments and Planned Giving

Planned Giving

Contact the parish office at (812) 490-1000 for additional information or to inquire about how to:

  • add to an existing endowment;
  • start a new endowment for the Parish; or
  • apply for proceeds from an established endowment;

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church (Newburgh, IN) Endowment  

Established by: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Newburgh, IN
Founded: December 17, 1997
Purpose(s): Provide funds for the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church (Newburgh, IN) Endowment.

 

Named Parish Endowments

Purpose(s): Provide funds for the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church (Newburgh, IN) Endowment. These include:
 

 

 

 

 

 
William and Margaret Wallace Endowment
Established by: Bill and Margaret Wallace – 2/2007 
 
Joseph F. and Antoinette C. Hirsch Endowment
Established by: Joseph F. and Antoinette C. Hirsch – 12/2007  
 
Albin Family Endowment
Established by: David L. and Teri M. Hollander Albin – 02/2008  
 
Earl E. and Mary Darlene Pfettscher Endowment
Established by: Earl E. and Mary Darlene Pfettscher – 06/2008  
 
R. David and Christine K. Rice Endowment
Established by: R. David and Christine K. Rice  
 
Thomas H. and Imelda E. Sermersheim Endowment
Established by: Thomas H. and Imelda E. Sermersheim  
 
 
Margaret P. Ream Scholarship Fund  
Established by: Joseph A. Ream
Founded: November 15, 2004

Purpose(s):

 

Pay the costs in whole or in part of attending St. John Catholic Grade School (Newburgh, IN) for one or more students whose parent or parents are registered members of St. John Catholic Church in Newburgh, IN. If St. John Catholic School (Newburgh, IN) ceases to exist, the funds shall be used to pay the costs in whole or in part to attend a Catholic grade school for one or more students who are unable to afford the costs and who parent or parents are registered members of a Catholic Church within the Diocese of Evansville.

 
 
 
Edward & Carolyn Scheessele Endowment Fund for St. John Catholic School Newburgh, IN  
Established by: Daniel and Elizabeth Effinger, Wadesville, IN
Founded: December 28, 1999

Purpose(s):

Funds for St. John Catholic School Newburgh, IN. Should St. John Catholic School cease to exist, the income from this endowment will continue to be used for the benefit of St. John Catholic Church.

 
 
 
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church (Newburgh, IN) Advanced Education Endowment  
Established by: Anonymous
Founded: August 17, 2000

Purpose(s):

Provide funds for the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church (Newburgh, IN) Advanced Education Fund.

 
 
 
April Anne Heathcott Religious Education Endowment Fund  
Established by: Mary Joyce Heathcott
Founded: June 12, 2003

Purpose(s):

Provide religious education for members of St. John the Baptist Catholic Parish, Newburgh, IN. Provide Catholic religious education for residents of Warrick County, IN.

 
 
 
St. John the Baptist (Newburgh, IN) Cemetery Endowment  
Established by: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Newburgh, IN
Founded: December 18, 2000
Purpose(s):

Provide funds for the perpetual care, maintenance, and improvements of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church (Newburgh, IN) Cemetery. 

 
 
 
St. Clare Society Endowment for St. John the Baptist, Newburgh, IN  
Established by: John B. Hancock
Founded: January 14, 2000
Purpose(s):

To perpetuate the mission of the Society of St. Clare, for St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Newburgh, IN. Should the Society of St. Clare cease to exist, the income from this endowment will continue to be used at the time it ceased to exist for the benefit of the people of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Newburgh, IN.

 
 
 
St. John Youth Development Endowment  
Established by: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
Founded: July, 2005
Purpose(s):

To provide scholarship funds for junior high and senior high youth to attend programs for leadership, learning and spiritual formation. To support networking of youth and ministries involved in youth ministry.

 
 
 
St. John Music Endowment  
Established by: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
Founded: July, 2005
Purpose(s):

To provide for the ongoing musical needs of the parish - updates to the sound system, microphones, recording equipment and other needs as identified.

 
 
 
St. John Student Scholarship Endowment  
Established by: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
Founded: July, 2005
Purpose(s):

To provide scholarship aid for Memorial, Marian Day School, St. John School, Kinder Kountry and other educational institutions.

 
 
 
St. John Rev. Francis A. Schroering Memorial Endowment  
Established by: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
Founded: July, 2005
Purpose(s):

To provide support and encouragement of vocations and for discretionary needs of the Pastor.

 
 
 
St. John Social Outreach Endowment  
Established by: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
Founded: July, 2005
Purpose(s):

To fund emergency needs where people in need come knocking at our door. To provide greater support for St. Vincent de Paul’s needs. To provide for other needs that might arise in the community. To continue to provide support for the Food Pantry and Mother Teresa Treasures.

 
 
 
St. John Technology Endowment  
Established by: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
Founded: July, 2005
Purpose(s):

To provide for materials and upgrading of technology needs for St. John Parish. 

 
 
 
St. John Special Education Endowment  
Established by: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
Founded: July, 2005
Purpose(s):

Provides funds to be used for resource, personnel, materials and monitoring for special educational needs at St. John School.

 
 
 
St. John Adult Faith Formation Endowment  
Established by: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
Founded: July, 2005
Purpose(s): To provide for speakers’ bureau, materials, promotional aids and other needs as identified.
   
St. John Athletic Endowment 
Established by: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church  
Founded: July, 2005
Purpose(s): To pay for leadership, equipment, equipment upgrades, facilities, travel expenses, student scholarships, staff incentives to ensure the financial stability for the future. Secondarily – to provide an opportunity for students to attend specialty tournaments and camps.
   
St. John the Baptist PTSA Endowment  
Established by: St. John the Baptist PTSA
Founded: February, 2007
Purpose(s): To support the needs of St. John the Baptist Catholic School and for the educational needs of the children of St. John the Baptist Parish.
   
Yeker Family Foundation  
Established by: Ronald Yeker
Founded: June, 2007
Purpose(s): To provide financial assistance for St. John the Baptist Catholic School.
   
Terry & Irma Freidman Endowment  
Established by: Friends of the Freidman Family in recognition of their support of St. John the Baptist parish.
Founded: June, 2009
Purpose(s):

To provide tuition assistance for St. John students (K-8).