Giving

“Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” — 2 Corinthians 9:7 

Online Giving – Safe, Secure, & Effective

You can give a one-time gift, which is an effective way to give if you are unable to attend the service. You can also create an account to set up scheduled giving to one or more funds. Financial gifts may still be made by cash or check on Sunday mornings or by mail. For all questions related to giving, please refer to our FAQ or email .

Scheduled or One-Time Giving


Non-Cash Forms
  

Gift of Stock / Gift of Mutual Funds / Tax Deferred Account Transfer - Transfer of funds from a Tax Deferred Account - IRA, 401(k), or 403(b) - to the Chapel.

“But who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able thus to offer willingly? For all things come from you, and of your own have we given you.” — 1 Chronicles 29:14

FAQ

Q: Is it safe to give online?
A:
Yes. Our processor is a Level 1 Certified PCI Compliant Service Provider. This means it conforms to the highest set of security standards in the payment card industry. All personal, credit card, and bank information is submitted using 256-bit encryption. There is no stronger form of protection than this encryption.

Q: Why should I set up an account?
A: The Chapel highly encourages members and regular attendees to create accounts. Creating an account provides many benefits:

  • Allows a convenient way to set up scheduled giving
  • Stores your basic information in the secure system to provide a quicker and more convenient way to give
  • Provides the ability to designate gifts to multiple funds

Q: If I want to set-up a recurring gift, what are my options for frequency of my gift?
A: For recurring gifts, you have the option of giving Weekly, Bi-Weekly, Semi-Monthly, Monthly, Quarterly, or Annually. If you are giving to multiple funds, you can give to each with different frequencies.

Q: Can I change my personal information or the amount or the frequency of my gift once I have set up my account?
A: Yes. You can change or cancel your contribution at any time before the date of your next contribution. Simply log into the system using your username and password and make the necessary changes.

Q: Will contributions given in person be linked with contributions given online?
A: Yes. However, the online giving portal will only allow you to view the complete history of your contributions given online. To access your history for all contributions, please log in to your Access ACS Account. If you do not already have an account, please contact Nathaniel Darling, , (757) 941-1203. Once logged in, click the Home tab and then click My Giving History. Please note that all contributions may not appear until the transaction has been posted to the church's financial records.

Q: Will I still receive regular contribution statements from the church?
A: Yes. The church will continue to send year-end contribution statements to your address on file for your financial records.

Q: How will I know that I set up my gift correctly?
A: Immediately after submitting your contribution, you will receive an e-mail verifying your contribution.

Q: Can I still give via cash or check?
A: Financial gifts may still be made by cash or check on Sunday mornings or by mail to:

Williamsburg Community Chapel
Attn: Finance Department
3899 John Tyler Highway
Williamsburg, Virginia 23185

Q: Can I give gifts of stock, mutual funds, or other non-cash items to the Chapel?
A: Yes. Please fill out applicable forms and return them to the Chapel Finance Department either in person or by mail. Non-Cash Forms

Q: I have additional questions about online giving that have not been addressed. Who can I talk to?
A: For any questions, concerns or comments about the online giving system, please contact us at  or call 757-941-1569. You will receive a response from our staff as soon as possible.

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