Online Giving FAQs
At Mt. Carmel A.M.E. Church, you can now make your offering or pay your tithe online. For your convenience, we have gathered a collection of questions people have asked about online giving.
Q: What payment methods can I use for my online gift to Mt. Carmel A.M.E. Church?
To make your gift online to Mt. Carmel A.M.E. Church, you may use your Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Discover credit or debit cards; you may also use an electronic check (eCheck).
To change your method of payment from a credit / debit card to an electronic check, you may have to scroll down a bit to reveal the options you will need to choose. The option will be highlighted (the words will turn white) when you select your desired payment method.
Q: Is online giving secure?
We have taken all necessary steps to ensure that our online giving process is safe and secure from beginning to end. All of your giving data is secured by what’s called SSL encryption; SSL stands for Secure Socket Layer, and it’s a security system that provides privacy for your activity on the Internet. It is the same technology used by banks and online stores to keep your information safe and secure during online transactions. You know that your data is being protected by SSL when you see a green padlock in the address bar of your website browser.
Q: What is the cost for me to give my offering or pay my tithe online?
Giving your offering and paying your tithe online is a free service provided to members and friends of Mt. Carmel A.M.E. Church; you can complete your transaction at no cost to you.
We make a small payment per transaction to be able to offer you the ability to give online; if you’d like to help us with the cost, you have the option to cover the transaction fees when you make your gift to us. This is an optional step that we would appreciate if you’re able to do so!
Q: Can I set up my offering or tithe to be paid automatically?
With our online giving system, you will be able to set up your offering or tithe to be deducted weekly, biweekly, semimonthly (on the 1st and the 15th), or monthly, making giving to Mt. Carmel A.M.E. Church easy and convenient.
Q: Will I have to enter my contact and payment information every time I want to pay my offering?
The first time you make an online gift to Mt. Carmel A.M.E. Church, you will have the option of saving your contact and payment information by adding a password / PIN to create an online giving account. This will keep you from having to enter your contact and payment information every time you wish to pay your offering or tithe.
Once you have already created your online giving account, you’ll be able to use the top right hand LOGIN / SIGN UP button to access your account.
Q: Will I get a receipt for my online offering or tithe payment?
When you pay your offering or tithe online, you will receive a receipt via email with information on the amount you gave and the fund you gave to.
Q: I’m having trouble making my gift online. Whom can I contact?
If you are having trouble making your gift online, please send an email to the office at [email protected].