Online Giving offers a powerful, simple way for you to contribute to your church and to completely manage your contributions online. If you have a bank account or if your church permits the use of a credit card, you can use the Online Giving application to donate electronically via your church’s website. If you or any church member is unable to or prefers not to make donations to your church using the Online Giving application, church staff can set up your online account and manage it for you.
Among the top reasons for using Online Giving is its ease-of-use and convenience. The application is simple and intuitive, providing a point-and-click user interface that novice users and experienced computer users alike can learn to use quickly. The Online Giving system is also safe and secure. We have taken steps to guard your financial information so that it remains private and protected. Electronic contributions are less risky because, unlike cash or check contributions, they cannot be lost, stolen, or destroyed in the mail.
Advantages for Donors
Online Giving offers many benefits to you and your family:
- Safe, secure system lets you make and keep stewardship commitments without having to write checks, hand in pledge cards, or make calls to the church office.
- Online Giving is convenient and donations can be made at any time and from any location. If you move away or if you are unable to attend church services because you are traveling or away for the season, you will find the option to give online especially accommodating because electronic giving can be done 24/7 and from anywhere in the world. The system enables you to designate gifts to specific ministries and funds of your choice and to do so anonymously, if desired.
- Web convenience gives you the freedom to change your account information or payment schedule any time you like.
- Full reporting lets you print year-end tax statements or view your Online Giving history for any time period.
Advantages for Your Church
Online Giving provides significant benefits for your church. First of all, it helps to fund your church’s ministries with predictable income they can count on. It also simplifies the donation and record keeping process for church staff. Online Giving can save your church money because automatic contributions require less processing by administrative staff.