Holy Trinity Launches Realm: Now Pledge Online and Give By Web, Text, App, Kiosk, Check or Cash!
Holy Trinity Church has launched its new Realm Church Management and Giving system, and that means newer, easier ways for everyone to donate, track, report and stay up-to-date with their donations and information.
New: Pledge Online!
New for 2023: Holy Trinity Stewards may now make their Stewardship pledges online as well as with the traditional paper pledge cards!
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Give Your Way!
Choose your own way to give! Any of the online methods can be one-time donations or recurring payments to automate your church giving. And as always, checks or cash are accepted as well.
Give Online at HolyTrinityPgh.org/give
Our secure system allows you to conveniently make donations online. You can choose to make a one-time contribution or establish a recurring weekly or monthly contribution. Best of all, you don't need to remember to write a check or bring your offering to church - it's already taken care of!
Payments can be made to various funds via:
- Checking Account
- Savings Account
- Credit Card
- Debit Card
Visit www.HolyTrinityPgh.org/give or click the image below to sign up and donate!
Give By Text at 73256
Giving by text is exactly as easy as it sounds! Just send the amount of your donation to our Holy Trinity Give By Text number. To make it easy, add it to your contacts and it's always there. Here's how it works.
- Send the word HOLYTRINITYPGH to 73256. You will receive a confirmation link immediately via text.
- Click the link in the confirmation message to access the payment form.
- Complete the payment form, verify the amount(s) and fund(s) and click Give.
- You will receive a receipt by text and email. Your payment information is saved for future gifts.
- For future gifts, text HOLYTRINITYPGH (and optionally the amount of your donation) to 73256 to generate another payment form link
Give By App
Prefer to give directly from your Android or iPhone using the "Realm Connect - For Our Church" Mobile app? It's easy!
- Install: Download the "Realm Connect - For Our Church" app from the App Store or Google Play.
- Donate: Select a fund, the amount you wish to donate and whether to use a credit card or checking account.
- Repeat: For future giving, simply open the app, select the fund and the amount. It's so easy! You can even set up autopay, too!
Give By Kiosk
Look for the Giving Kiosk in the Narthex at Holy Trinity Church. Make Stewardship, Capital Campaign, General or Candle donations by simply entering the amount(s) and fund(s), swiping your card and entering your email address. Donations will be added to your online account and reported in your giving statement.
Give By Check
As always, donations by check are welcome, payable to "Holy Trinity Church." They may be brought to church or mailed to 985 Providence Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15237.
Give By Cash
No explanation needed - thank you for offering your cash donations in the Narthex or in collection trays. You may also deliver cash offerings in person to the church office during regular office hours.
Online Giving FAQs
Q: Is it safe to give online?
Yes. In many ways giving online is safer than writing a check because an electronic gift cannot be lost or stolen. The security of the system is continually managed through Realm by Vanco Services. Vanco utilizes the highest Interent security practices and provides secure and confidential transactions for over 23,000 organizations including various business, nonprofit organizations, and other parishes.
Q: What types of funding sources can I use?
You can give online from your checking account or savings account or via debit or credit card transaction.
We ask that if you use a card that you consider giving an additional 3% to help us cover the card transaction fees. There is an option to automatically calculate and include this include this when setting up your donation.
Q: Are there any fees involved with giving online?
Not to you. You will not pay any fees with an online gift. In addition, online gifts are a more cost-efficient way for the church to process donations.
Q: Do I need to create a user account?
You do not need to create a user account to donate one-time contributions. However, creating an account allows you view your complete contribution history and set up an automatic donation plan. You can also change your donation plan frequency, amount or payment method at any time.
Q: Can I make a one-time contribution?
Yes. The system allows you the option of either making a one-time contribution or setting up a recurring contribution. For a one-time contribution, you can designate that the contribution should be made immediately or, for both one-time and recurring contributions, you can schedule the contributions to come out of your bank account on the date(s) specified by you.
Q: If I want to set-up a recurring gift, what are my options for frequency of my gift?
For recurring gifts, you have the option of giving every week, every two weeks, every month, twice a month or every three months.
Q: Can I change my personal information or the amount or the frequency of my gift once I have set it up?
Yes. You can change or cancel your contribution at any time before the date of your next contribution. Simply log in to the system using your user name and password and make the necessary changes in the system.
Q: Can I review my donation history online?
Yes. The site will allow you to view and print the complete history of your contributions that have been given online.
Q: What happens if I forget my login id or password?
When you create your account, you determine your own log n ID and password. If you forget them, the system can email them to you. You can also change your password at any time. We will never call you to ask for your login information.
Q: Will I still receive regular contribution statements from the church?
Yes. The church will continue to send year-end contribution statements to your address on file for tax purposes.
Q: When will contributions be withdrawn from my account?
Contributions will be withdrawn from your specified bank account within 48 business hours of the date you request. This time frame allows for the contribution to process through your bank and the church's bank. If the date of your contribution falls on a weekend or a holiday, the transaction will be initiated on the next banking day.
Q: Can I designate my gift to a particular cause?
Gifts can be given to Stewardship or various other funds. For Memorial Contributions, please specify for whom the contribution is in memory of.
Q: How will I know that I set up my gift correctly?
Immediately after submitting your contribution, you will receive an e-mail verifying your contribution.
Q: I have additional questions about online giving that have not been addressed. Who can I talk to?