Electronic Funds Transfer

  FAQ's for Electronic Funds Transfer


Q: What is Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)?
Q: How Does EFT Work?
Q: What Are the Advantages of EFT?
Q: How Much Does EFT Cost?
Q: Is EFT Safe?
Q: How Do I Sign Up for EFT?

Q: What is Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)?


 Electronic Funds Transfer, also referred to as electronic contribution, is an automatic transfer program which allows you to make offertory contributions to the Parish without writing checks.


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Q: How Does EFT Work?


 After the transfer(s) have been authorized, the designated contribution amount is electronically transferred directly from your checking or savings account (as specified) into the parish’s account or charged to your credit card.


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Q: What Are the Advantages of EFT?


 EFT allows you to make contributions to your parish without writing checks or using envelopes. You will not have to worry about missing a contribution if you are unable to attend Mass. Also, you may alter or terminate your EFT at any time.


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Q: How Much Does EFT Cost?


 Electronic Funds Transfer is free! It saves you time and money.


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Q: Is EFT Safe?


 EFT eliminates the risk of checks being lost, stolen or destroyed. It also has a high rate of accuracy. In addition, all EFT transactions will be tracked on your itemized bank statement or credit card statement.


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Q: How Do I Sign Up for EFT?


 Fill out the information (the link to the downloadable form is on the How To Give page), attach a voided check or savings deposit slip or include your credit card information, and return it to the parish office. For any question or for more information, please call or email the Parish Support/Development Office (410-833-4933) or cgreenwalt@shgparish.org.


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