Most of the churches are well connected with social welfare. And to support them there are many organizations, both governmental and non-profit, who step up to donate. Most of these donations take place via bank transactions or direct donations in the church.
But for the ease of donation, the churches have turned up with online giving platforms. But, unfortunately with the rise of demand, nowadays, it is often seen that the churches are being unable to meet the common people’s needs. This is because the Church online giving has been decreasing day by day.
Reasons for Decrease in Church Online Giving
Unfortunately, there are multiple issues related to decreasing donations and online giving. In modern-day, fewer people are attending churches. So, the donation box of the churches remains vacant. Many churches are still not connected with any kind of online platform. As a result, those who want to donate them online, are unable to help these churches.
Solutions for Online Giving to the Churches
Depending on the social crisis and problems the churches are suffering from, there may be multiple steps taken to solve these issues:
1.Formation Of Website For Donations:
As there are still many kind-hearted people who donate via online platforms, so each church must form their websites. In these websites, they must furnish online giving forms through which they will have the donations.
Nowadays, people going to the church hardly carry enough cash to donate. So all the churches must avail of digital payment options. They should set up kiosks for this purpose where people can swipe and pay via cards.
3.Mobile Application, The Smartest Way:
Sometimes, people may face issues with net surfing and regarding multiple information on the website. So, they hesitate to donate. But to make the task easier for them, the churches should have their applications. So that by just one or two clicks the people can pay anytime, anywhere.
Apart from the various reasons stated above, the churches need to think that having a lot of cash in the churches needs better handling which is a reason to worry. Moreover, many times bank checks bounce due to various reasons. Ultimately, the church has to face. So, online giving is very faster, easier, smarter and user-friendly. This also gives a chance to young people who cannot come to churches but they do want to donate. So, online giving is so far proven to be the best mode of paying.