Even as churches in the Virginia Conference remain closed for in-person Sunday worship through March 29, 2020, local churches still have options to have their congregations give to the church’s offering. The conference Treasurer’s Office share a special option available to churches through VANCO.
Local Church Online Giving
VANCO has a special offer for any churches that sign up by March 31, waiving their monthly fee as well as bank/credit card processing fees through the end of April. You can share with your members the news that there is free processing during this time, so 100 percent of their gift goes directly to their church. See attached pricing that applies after the special offer ends April 30, 2020. There are no long-term contracts and you can cancel at any time.
Ways individuals can give online:
1. Checking or savings account
2. Credit card
Gather information for application:
1. Church’s Federal Tax ID
2. Name of person responsible for finances at the church and the last 4 digits of their Social Security Number; this should be the Treasurer or Finance Chairperson
3. A voided check from the church bank account to make sure the funds are deposited to the correct account
4. First page of the church’s most recent bank statement to verify the bank account and routing number
Contact Ryan Romano, Giving Sales Consultant at VANCO, at (952) 352-8161.
Go to https://www.vancopayments.com/ to complete the application.