As a part of our Stewardship Campaign, Bethany is encouraging you to take advantage of online payment options offered by your financial institution. Online payment offers convenience and cost savings to you while benefiting Bethany by providing for a more consistent stream of contributions throughout the year.
Electronic payment provides significant benefit to you and to Bethany:
Benefits to you:
Benefits to Bethany:
Bethany encourages electronic payment processing that take advantage of the services already available through your financial institution. This offers convenience and flexibility to the contributor and does not add incremental costs to Bethany.
Electronic payments through the Bethany website are available through the link below. This option allows for automatic one time or recurring payments from either your bank account or credit card.Setup Giving
Q: If I elect to make electronic payments to Bethany, will I still receive offering envelopes.
A: Yes. There are no plans to discontinue the distribution of envelopes to any contributor.
Q: If I make electronic payments, will I still receive quarterly Statements of Giving from Bethany?
A: Yes. You will continue to receive the quarterly statement of giving that will reflect your online contributions.
Q: What if I don’t feel comfortable with not having something to drop into the offering plate on Sundays?
A: In 2013, the offering envelopes will be modified to include an “I gave online” checkbox. Simply check the box, and drop the envelope in the offering plate as you normally would.
Q: Can I make special offerings online?
A: Yes. In addition to your recurring General Fund contributions, you can make one time contributions as well. Be sure to specify the name of the special offering (e.g. “Mortgage Reduction”) in the memo field of your payment or select the appropriate fund on the website option.
Q: Can I make payments to Bethany via a credit or debit card?
A: Yes. Bethany has made arrangement to accept payments via our website, listed under option one.