Give to BLC

Online giving is all about convenience for you and consistency for Bethlehem. Electronic giving eliminates frequent check writing and helps you stay on track with pledges and offerings even when you are unable to attend church. Your contributions are transferred automatically from your checking, savings or credit card account to Bethlehem. You can change or cancel your online giving at any time.

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How to Get Started

“Bill Pay” Giving: Most financial institutions offer an online bill-payment feature that is simple and easy to use. You can electronically transfer funds from your checking or savings account to Bethlehem at no cost.

“Automatic Withdrawal” Giving: Set-up automatic withdrawals from your bank account. Log onto to create an account.

“Credit / Debit Card” Giving: Send your offerings automatically on a pre-determined schedule. Log onto and create an account. This option does charge a 3% fee to the church which members may elect to cover for the convenience.

You may designate your gifts for a specific purpose and even pay registration fees. You will also be able to see an online history of your contributions. You may change or cancel at any time.

Benefits for Members 

  • Easy, safe and secure
  • Saves time, one less thing for Sunday morning
  • No forgetting to write a check, or lost checks
  • Easy to set-up and maintain
  • No added cost
  • Timely delivery of pledged donations, even when traveling or unable to attend worship
  • Provides consistent cash flow to pay for ministry activities

Going for Green

A greener approach to giving: no paper required. An enormous amount of natural resources are consumed in the production, transportation, processing, and disposal of paper checks. The trend towards online payments has reduced the use of paper
checks by more than 50% since 2000.

Is online giving safe? Yes. In many ways giving online is safer than writing a check or carrying cash because an electronic gift cannot be lost or stolen. Bethlehem works with, a respected service provider selected by the ELCA, to process our transactions. They employ top industry standards to protect and secure account information. Vanco processes transactions for more than 5,000 churches and non-profits.

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