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Immanuel Marthoma Church is now accepting online credit card payments via PayPal. For more information or questions, please contact church accountant. In the below payment options Paypal fees of 2.9% +$0.30 per transaction are included.

Make a One time Payment


Annual Contribution Amounts

MemberID



Make recurring contributions


Recurring Contributions Amounts

MembershipID



Frequently Asked Questions



What is PayPal, and how is Immanuel Marthoma Church using it to enable online donations?

PayPal is a online, low cost, convenient way for parishioners to keep contributions up-to-date, or contribute to Immanuel Marthoma Church for mission and other special occasion. It allows a parishioner to maintain their contributions when they are pout of town. PayPal is the most widely-used online donation provider. PayPal allows the church to collect donations through the buttons on this site.
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Why did you choose PayPal?
  • PayPal is simple
  • To make a payment through PayPal, you can either open a PayPal account (https://www.paypal.com/) or not. If you don't open an account, you must pay through PayPal by credit or debit card and enter your name, card number, and billing address each time. If you open a PayPal account, you can pay by credit card or bank transfer, all your information will be stored securely, and you won't have to re-enter it each time.

  • PayPal is safe/
  • PayPal is considered secure and has over 100 million customers worldwide. PayPal's web site tells about why it's secure - https://www.paypal.com/webapps/mpp/paypal-safety-and-security. The church will not have access to any of the banking information.

  • Tracking your transactions on PayPal is easy
  • You receive a confirmation email which includes details of your transaction (useful for documenting donations). You can log on to your account and see all your transactions. The church will also include the PayPal donation in its accounting statement to each parishioner. On your credit or debit card or bank statement, PayPal transactions appear with the name PayPal and the name of the Payee, ex. PayPal: Immanuel Marthoma Church. Finally, if you use PayPal a lot, you can even download transactions from PayPal's web site.

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Is there any fees for using PayPal?

There's no cost to you to set up an account or make a payment. However, like any financial institution, PayPal must make money. The table below shows the fees paid by Immanuel Marthoma Church based different donation amounts. If you would like Immanuel Marthoma Church to receive the full benefit of your contribution, please include this fee into the amount of your online contribution. If we have significant subscribers for online payment, the church will consider absorbing the fees after discussions with the executive committee.

Fees for online payment via PayPal website

Amount

Fees (2.9% +$0.30)

Net Donation Amount

Donation Amount with Fees

$ 50.00 $ 1.75 $ 48.25 $ 51.75
$ 100.00 $ 3.20 $ 96.80 $ 103.20
$ 200.00 $ 6.10 $ 193.90 $ 206.10
$ 500.00 $ 14.80 $ 485.20 $ 514.80
$ 600.00 $ 17.70 $ 582.30 $ 617.70
$ 1,000.00 $ 29.30 $ 970.70 $ 1,029.30
$ 1,200.00 $ 35.10 $ 1,164.90 $ 1,235.10


Fees for credit card swipe payment via PayPal using their credit card reader.

Donation Amount

Fees (2.7%)

Net Donation Amount

Donation Amount with Fees

$ 50.00

$ 1.38

$ 48.63

$ 51.38

$ 100.00

$ 2.75

$ 97.25

$ 102.75

$ 200.00

$ 5.50

$ 194.50

$ 205.50

$ 500.00

$ 13.75

$ 486.25

$ 513.75

$ 600.00

$ 16.50

$ 583.50

$ 616.50

$ 1,000.00

$ 27.50

$ 972.50

$ 1,027.50

$ 1,200.00

$ 33.00

$ 1,167.00

$ 1,233.00

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Is there a way I can designate what my online contribution is for?

When making an online contribution Immanuel Marthoma, an area is provided for you to include a note with your contribution. Use this area to specify your Member ID and the reason for your contribution.
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Will I receive credit for my online contribution(s) against my annual contribution?

You will receive full credit for the amount of your contribution against your annual contribution. However, there is a fee charged by PayPal for processing your online contribution (see above). If you would like Immanuel Marthoma Church to receive the full benefit of your contribution, please include this fee into the amount of your online contribution.
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How do I know my donation made it to the church?

You will receive a confirmation email immediately after you complete your donation. You can also receive the receipt on your cell phone also. You can keep the email as a receipt for tax purposes. Immanuel Marthoma Church will also include the full amount of your PayPal donations in the half yearly/Yearly accountings that we provide you.
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Do I need a PayPal account to make an online contribution to Immanuel Marthoma Church?

You do not need a PayPal account to make a one-time contribution online. PayPal will also process credit card, debit card and electronic check contributions. However, recurring contributions require that you have a PayPal account. If you do not have a PayPal account, you can set one up on the PayPal website when making your online contribution to Immanuel Marthoma Church.
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How do I create a PayPal account if I don't already have one?

If you do not have a PayPal account, you can create one on the PayPal website when making your online contribution. When you are linked to the PayPal website www.paypal.com , click the link under "Don't have a PayPal account?". If you are making a one-time contribution you can also create a PayPal account after you finish the contribution process.
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What if I don't want a PayPal account, can I still make an online contribution to Immanuel Marthoma Church?

You can still make a one-time contribution to Immanuel Marthoma Church even if you do not want to create a PayPal account. However, you will not be able to set up a recurring contribution without first creating a PayPal account.
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I set up a recurring contribution, and the email confirmation I received talks about automatically renewing my subscription. What's that all about?

PayPal's recurring contribution process was originally designed for magazine subscriptions, so much of the wording on their website and email notifications were written for that context. PayPal will "renew" (automatically process) your "subscription" (recurring contribution) for the number of "installments" (payments) you originally designated on the Immanuel Marthoma Church Recurring Contribution form.
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What if I want to cancel my recurring contribution before all the payments have been processed?

You can cancel your recurring contribution to Immanuel Marthoma Church on the PayPal website by logging into your PayPal account and clicking the "Details" link for the "Subscription Creation" transaction in your Account History, and then use the "Cancel Subscription" button at the bottom of the details page.
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How does the church get the money I send?

After you complete the payment information steps at PayPal, the funds are immediately deposited in the church’s online PayPal account. The church accountant will then transfer your donation to the church’s bank account on a weekly basis.
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