The St Francis Parish Lottery provides valuable support for the parish. It is relatively low cost at £13 per 6 months per ticket, that’s just 50 pence per week. Of course, you can have multiple tickets too!
There are weekly prizes from £15 up to £1000, so why not join the lottery for your chance to win and support the parish.
The lottery runs on a half yearly cycle starting in January and July. The first 4 weeks are used for member’s subscription collection and from Week 5 there is a weekly prize from £15 up to £100. Currently in Week 13 a special prize of £250 and on Week 26 the grand prize of £1000; just in time for Summer Holidays or Christmas.
We would like to thank those who already support the lottery, we are most grateful and of course, you are invited to have multiple tickets too!
Join the fun, there are plenty of chances to be a winner!
To Join the Lottery or to Request Additional Tickets
To join the lottery or request additional tickets is easy: Fill in the simple form below to join and we will immediately email you bank details for you to make the payments (please check junk folder). The lottery team will issue you with a number within 7 days.
Subscription can also be made by cash or cheque during January and July at certain weekend masses. Alternatively use an envelope with your name and lottery number and put through the Presbytery letterbox.
The Lottery runs in two 26-week series a year, January to June, and July to December. Tickets cost 50 pence per week – £13 per series payable in advance in cash or by cheque, or by Banker’s Order half-yearly or quarterly.
The winning number is drawn by Friday of each week and the results are published in the Parish Newsletter and on the Parish website.
Prizes are limited by the total amount taken in subscriptions, and are currently:
Monies remaining after payment of prizes and expenses, are donated to Parish Funds, and represents a valuable source of income.
To become a lottery member, either complete the online application form or complete a form available in church in January and July and hand it to one of the collectors, or send it to the Parish Office for the attention of The Lottery Administrator:
St Francis Parish Office, Grove House, 126 Week Street, Maidstone ME14 1RH.
The Promoter of the Parish Lottery is the Parish Priest. All claims, queries and enquiries should be made to the Lottery Administrator c/o the Presbytery:
Tel: 01622 756217.
Registered with Sevenoaks District Council Gambling Act 2005 – Reg. No. LN/3333.
Archdiocese of Southwark – A Registered Charity – No: 235468.