Online giving will benefit anyone who is looking for a simpler way to ensure that their giving is consistent. This is simply an opportunity to meet the needs of those who prefer to manage their giving online versus writing a check. If may be used to give to the ministry of Bethel Church Rock Island on either a one-time or a recurring basis.
Security is a top priority. Vanco, our online giving provider uses comprehensive security features to ensure the safety of sensitive data. Their software is validated to meet PCI requirements for safe data storage and transmission. The Bethel website is also a secure website.
You can manage your online giving schedule 24/7/365 by logging into your account and making the necessary changes. You may also review your giving history.
You can prioritize giving in your budget. Online giving may make it easier for those individuals that are familiar with online baking and bill paying to continue this mode of financial management when considering how best to give to the church. We want to encourage you to use the method that is most comfortable for you.
How It Works
Step 1 – Sign Up/Sign In
To create an account, you will be asked to enter some basic personal information such as your name, phone number, address, etc. (First time only. After your first visit you will simply sign into your account.) All this information will be securely stored and will not be used for any other purposes. The next time you log in, your user name will be your email address and you will use the password you set when you created your account. You may also choose to make a one-time gift without an account, but you will still need to enter your name and phone number along with your card information.
Step 2 – Amount and Frequency
Determine the amount of your gift and whether you will be making a one-time gift or a recurring gift. Your recurring gift may be adjusted or canceled at any time by logging on to your account and making the desired changes.
Step 3 – Method of Payment/Scheduling
Here you can set up a recurring giving schedule that allows a set amount to be automatically given on the schedule of your choice Next, select your method of payment. For security purposes, be sure to log out of your account after your transaction is complete. Thank you for your gift, which is tax-deductible to the extend allowed by law and will be included on your year-end giving statement from Bethel Church of Rock Island.