Overseeing and managing the finances of a church is a big responsibility. Often, this is best accomplished by forming a Church Finance Team consisting of people who work together to provide oversight and direction.
Even before the pandemic, online spaces for church communities have become ever more important. With online services and small groups, many who had limited access to their church community can now enjoy the teachings and fellowship in full. People are even being generous with online church giving.
People attend church because they want to connect with what gives their life meaning. Amid unavoidable chaos in the world, faith plays a crucial role in maintaining the stability and peace of mind many seek. People who honor their church home want to give back and help the ministries they’ve been so helped by. In a digital-first world, taking the time to donate by cash or check isn’t the most feasible way to pay it forward. That’s why it’s important to provide multiple giving options, like church giving apps.
If your leadership team is currently dissatisfied with the current online giving strategies at your church, you’re not alone. Thousands of churches are making the switch to online giving in hopes of seeing an increase in donations, providing their congregation with easier digital tools, and upgrading the overall communication among the church community. Before effectively switching your online giving platform, here’s what you need to know.
As the year comes to an end, church communities in the United States experience a large increase in generous donations. Because there’s a collective spirit of giving and receiving this time of year, churches that equip their congregations to donate often see the fruits of their ministry pay off. If you’re looking for more ways to encourage a greater amount of year-end giving throughout your church, here are eight ways to consider campaigning through the rest of the holiday season.
Online giving is the 21st century, social-distancing-friendly alternative to “passing the plate.” Implemented well, it can have all of the benefits of promoting healthy, consistent giving. Not all tithing apps are created equally. Since the surge of virtual church services, online small groups and other digital-first options for gathering due to the pandemic, more churches than ever are using options like these.
Read on to learn from this list from easyTithe about the best tithing apps of 2021, and which ones are best-suited to support giving and growth in your congregation.