MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Many churches struggle keeping up with current trends - this is especially true for the majority of smaller churches faced with limited resources. Online giving is one such advancement that can no longer be overlooked. The free eBook "9 Questions You're Already Asking About Online Giving" addresses nine key questions that churches need to work through when considering online giving. Written by Tim Whitehorn, founder and CEO of ServiceU (http://www.ServiceU.com), and Ben Stroup (http://benstroup.com), writer, blogger, content strategist, and author of Church Giving Matters, this eBook is available at http://www.serviceu.com/transactu/9-questions-youre-already-asking-about-online-giving for free download. Read it online or print it out so that your church can review and contemplate whether it's right for your congregation to offer online giving.
"Churches that have seen a decline in giving during this Great Recession cannot afford to ignore the changes in giving trends," comments Whitehorn. "Online giving is one of the easiest ways to encourage generosity at your church, provide tools to encourage more regular giving, and meet the needs of younger generations who rely completely on digital methods for financial transactions."
"9 Questions You're Already Asking About Online Giving" answers the following questions:
- What is online giving?
- Why should I care?
- What are my options?
- Who should I expect to use online giving?
- How should I introduce online giving to the church body?
- What objections should I anticipate, and how should I respond?
- How can I customize the online giving experience?
- What are the most effective ways to promote the use of online giving?
- In addition to tithes and offerings, what other ways can I leverage this technology?
If your church doesn't yet provide online tithing options, this eBook http://www.serviceu.com/transactu/9-questions-youre-already-asking-about-online-giving can help you take a step in the right direction. For more information on how ServiceU's online giving software solutions can help your church, please visit http://www.ServiceU.com or call 866.709.7238.
About ServiceU Corporation
Since 1999, ServiceU Corporation has been the trusted solution for providing software that helps churches, schools and nonprofits simplify and automate administrative processes by moving them online. ServiceU's core product line includes: EventU™ for event, resource, and facility management through web-based calendar scheduling software; EventU Green" is an add-on to EventU that automates facility heating and cooling (HVAC) online based on a facility's events schedule; TransactU™ is the one solution for secure online donation, payment, and event registration tools from an organization's website, via mobile devices, and kiosks; TicketU™ provides online ticket sales, box office management, and theater software.
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