Similar to online bill payment, you can have your financial contributions to the church withdrawn directly from your checking, debit, credit card or savings account
- Set up a single or recurring donation customized to how and when you receive your income (“Set It & Forget it”)
- Web-based, secure & meets Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI)
- It’s Green! Eliminates check writing & reduces resources for processing
- Enables you to view your donation history online and stay on track with your giving commitment
- Gives the church a more accurate financial forecast
- Choose from over 12 options to direct your gift to!
Prayerful giving to God enables you to witness a powerful sense of stewardship and faith in action.
Text to Give
To donate to the Church Operating Fund with Text to Give
Fund name: CCB
To donate to the Garden Fund with Text to Give
Fund name: Garden
To support Ukraine Relief efforts with Text to Give
Fund name: Ukraine
Message line: enter the amount – leave a space – then the fund name CCB (or Garden or Ukraine)
Example: 50 CCB
Shop Amazon Smile
Amazon will donate .5% of the money you spend on smile.amazon.com to CCB
Initial Set Up
Go to www.smile.amazon.com (instead of amazon.com)
A blue introduction screen to Smile Amazon will appear
Click on ‘Get Started’
Search for ‘Congregational Church of Birmingham’ and hit select
A normal Amazon sign-on screen will appear
Sign-on into Amazon as normal
The top left of the screen will show ‘Supporting Congregational…’
You can click on the arrow to the right to find out how much money has been generated by you. (There is a time lag before your purchases show up there.)
From then on, every time you want to order from Amazon, make sure you log into
www.Smile.Amazon.Com (Not Amazon.Com)
Shop as you normally would have on amazon.com. All information relating to prices, prime membership, order history, shopping cart contents and payment information remains the same.
If you already use Smile Amazon, you can easily change your benefit organization to CCB on the ‘Supporting’ screen, if you decide to do so! Please also encourage your family and friends to support CCB on Smile Amazon!
If you have any questions, please call Pat Parker.