"I thank my God every time I remember you, constantly praying with joy ... because of your sharing in the gospel ... And this is my prayer, that your love may overflow more and more with knowledge and full insight to help you to determine what is best." - Philippines 1:3-5, 9-10
Three Ways to Give: Online, In Person or Phone Text Message
Questions? Please contact our Financial Secretary, Peter Young.
TO GIVE ONLINE: Sign up in your web browser with our very secure banking partner, Vanco, by clicking the button below. Here you can enter your private contact and payment information, along with any recurring pledge payments. With your username and password, you are in control and can make changes at any time. Vanco is one of the most trusted online payment companies for churches in the world.
Give In Person or By Mail
You can put donations in the offering plate in the sanctuary.
Please make checks out to "First Baptist Church". You can mail them to: First Baptist Church, c/o Peter Young, 534 Hotchkiss Grove Rd, Branford, CT 06405.
We also have boxes of giving envelopes, which are a helpful visual reminder. To get yours, contact Financial Secretary, Peter Young.
Give by Text - ON YOUR phone!
Key Word Commands & Responses
REPEAT - Makes the gift you just texted a recurring gift.
ASSIST or #ASSIST - Sends instructions to you via text.
EDIT or #EDIT - Allows you to edit your name, payment method, address, phone & email. Once the edit keyword is sent, you will receive a link to take you to your profile.
HALT or #HALT - Allows you to permanently disable Give by Text. At this time, you cannot re-enroll once you've opted out.
REFUND or #REFUND - Use this to refund or cancel a donation you've submitted, and you will be directed to call the right person with the church.
FUND or #FUNDS - You can send this message to receive a list of the church's specific funds and ministries to which you can Give by Text.