Online Donations

A Secure & Convenient Way to Contribute to Your Parish

Online donations may be made at any time from the comfort of your own home or any place with internet access. Online donations are credited to your tax statement for the end of the year (except when made anonymously), and you can change your account preferences and donation amounts at any time. Benefits of Online Giving include:

  • No need to hassle with checks or cash
  • 24/7 web based access
  • Easily schedule recurring donations to coincide with your pay period
  • Credit card option allows you to take advantage of rewards such as air miles or cash bonuses
  • No need to share bank account information because you enter it directly into the Online Giving secure site
  • Allows you to give even if you are unable to attend parish services
  • Contribution amount is easily adjusted as needed
  • Option to remain anonymous

How Do I Get Started?


1. Create A New Account

 

Click on the Donate button at the upper left and click Create Your OnLine Profile at the right side of the new page.

2. Enter Your Account Information


Login Information
Enter your email address, followed by personal information.  Be sure to enter information in all boxes marked as required.

Password
Follow the instructions for creating a password and be sure to keep track of this password for future use.

3. Set Up Your Transactions


Click on the Add Transaction button.  Enter the dollar amounts you wish to donate to the various options listed.  

Next select the frequency with which you wish to donate, followed by the date you wish your donation to begin.  Finally, enter your financial information, click the I'm not a robot box, and then click the Process button.  You will receive an email confirming all the information.

4. Log In To Your Account When Changes are Needed


Enter your email adress and Password in the Login section when you need to update an bank account or credit/debit card number, change the amount of your donation, or add new transactions (special collections such as Rice Bowl or Holy Days are on the OnLine Giving site two weeks before and two weeks after the date of the actual collection).

 


 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Can I use my regular checking or savings account?

Yes, you can sign up with the bank account that you would like to your weekly offering or one time donation to be drafted from.

Can I use my credit or debit card?

The credit/debit card option allows you to take advantage of any benefits such as airline mileage or cash bonuses your credit card offers. Our parish accepts Visa, Master Card, American Express and Discover cards.

Can I easily adjust my donation amount?

Yes, just log into your Online Profile and make the change in your donation anytime.

Can I make a one time donation?

Yes either log into your Online Profile and set up a payment or fill in the donation information without setting a personal username and password.

How are my contributions automatically deducted from my account?

When you create your account, you enter your credit card and/or bank account information and then specify the amount you wish to contribute. Your contribution will be transferred from your account to the church bank account.

When will my contribution be deducted from my account?

The Online Giving system provides you the ability to select the date you would like your contribution to occur. Your account will be debited on the date you specify.

Can I contribute different amounts to different offerings? Can they be withdrawn at different times? Can I use different accounts for the contributions?

The system provides you the capability to give different amounts to different offerings at different times. For example, you are able to give your regular weekly offering on the 1st of the month and your flower gift on the 10th of the month. You are able to use any number of bank and/or credit card accounts for your offerings.

What if I change bank accounts or credit/debit cards?

Simply login and update your bank account or credit/debit card information in your profile.

What if I want to stop using Online Giving?

You can cancel your authorization by deleting your credit card and/or bank account information along with your transaction (donation).

 

Parish Office
If you have additional questions regarding Online Giving, please contact the parish office at 360.573.3325 or office@stjohnvancouver.org