St. James has made Online Giving available for parishioners who would like to make donations to our weekly offerings, as well as other parish collections. We are utilizing this technology for the well-being and growth of our parish community. There is NO cost to the parishioner to participate in the WeShare online giving program.
It's easy to allocate different amounts for different collections, and view complete, accurate financial records at any time. You can set up a one-time or recurring donation, and can get started in just three easy steps:
1. Click on the link to the right.
2. Set up your account.
3. Choose your payment options and customize your donations.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: Which payment methods are accepted?
A: WeShare has the ability to accept contributions from checking accounts, savings accounts, debit cards, or major credit cards such as Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express, depending on which options your WeShare administrator chooses to make available.
Q: Do parishioners receive receipts for their donations?
A: Yes, all contributors enrolled with WeShare can elect to receive receipts via e-mail.
Q: What if parishioners feel uncomfortable not having something to physically drop into the collection basket?
A: We provide a printable form that can be put into the collection basket that says, “We lovingly made our donation through WeShare.”
Q: Is WeShare safe?
A: Yes. WeShare is certified with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards (DSS) as a Level 1 Service Provider. We implement the safest security standards for online transactions.
Q: How can I enroll and start donating?
A: Click on the link above, or call the parish office for more information.