To strengthen stewardship at Holy Innocents, we invite you to consider utilizing a new and easier way to support our parish through ParishPay™, an automated donation processor recommended by the New York Archdiocese and utilized by many churches throughout the country.
ParishPay LLC., of 50 Broadway, 21st Floor, New York, NY 10004, serves churches as the country's largest religious donation processor. ParishPay makes it easier to give. Churches today have a daunting task - to maintain their mission of spreading the word of God and provide the spiritual backbone of the community - all while facing the budgetary constraints that weather, vacations, and today's more mobile families face.
ParishPay helps churches focus on their members while providing technology and solutions to help stabilize collections and embrace modern giving. In lieu of weekly collections in envelopes, the ParishPay program can securely & confidentially collect monthly contributions from your checking, saving, or credit card account. There is NO cost to participate in the program.
Parishioners Guide to ParishPay: Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What is an Automated Giving
A. It is an automated means to financially support the parish through monthly contributions from your checking, savings, or credit card account. There is NO cost to participate in the program.
Q. How do I enroll?
A. Enrollment is easy and free. You can enroll by filling out an enrollment card at the office, signing up directly on the ParishPay website at www.parishpay.com, or calling 1-866-PARISH-1 (1-866-727-4741). The process is quick and takes less than two minutes.
Q. How do I donate to Holy
Innocents Church on ParishPay website?
A. Our donation page is http://www.parishpay.com/customer/donation.asp?id=34228
You may also search by Zip code 10018 on ParishPay.com, and choose “Church of the Holy Innocents”.
Q. How Does ParishPay Relate to the
Use of the Weekly Envelopes?
A. If you choose to participate in the Automated Giving Program, then it replaces the use of weekly envelopes.
Q. What happens with
parishioners who feel uncomfortable not having something to
physically drop into the collection basket?
A. Special donation slips are available for those enrolled in the automated giving program, to be dropped into the collection basket, should you wish.
Q. Can I contribute to second
collections including both parish and diocesan collections?
A. Yes, all automated giving participants have the opportunity to contribute to second and special collections at the parish, including Christmas, Easter and more.
Q. How does a parishioner
change his information, such as the amount of his/her donation, bank
account number or mailing address?
A. The parishioner can provide these changes to the church office or directly by visiting the website at www.parishpay.com.
Q. Which payment methods are
A. Automated transfers from your checking, savings accounts or major credit cards such as American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover may be used to make monthly contributions, one-time gifts, and pledge payments.
Q. Does the parishioner
receive receipts for tax purposes?
A. Yes, all contributors enrolled with ParishPay can print out an annual receipt directly from the website every January, which they can use as documentation for the IRS.
Q. Can I donate a one-time
gift or pledge for a specific term?
A. Yes, one time gifts are graciously accepted. Participants can also arrange for a specific amount to be paid over a number of months.
Q. Can a person sign up for
automatic contributions even if he is not already registered with
that parish or residing within the parish boundaries?
A. Yes. All stewards are encouraged to enroll.
For more information:
visit ParishPay.com or contact the Holy Innocents Rectory Office 212-279-5861