Text Giving

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You can now make a contribution to Prince of Peace with a quick text message!

Text giving is a quick and easy way to give an offering for those of us who don’t carry cash or checkbooks – and you can include the the whole family! It’s also a great way for students to begin practicing personal stewardship.

How to give by text:

Simply send a text to 952-260-6167 with the amount you would like to give. Make sure to include the dollar sign before the amount. (Example: $25)

You’ll receive a text with a link to register. Click on the link and enter your cardholder name and credit or debit card information. Registration takes less than 5 minutes! Once your registration is complete, you will receive a text verification and a receipt via email.

For future giving, simply send a text with the amount you wish to give, and it will process automatically!


How will the church know when a text donation is made? Text donations will appear on Vanco’s standard processing reports along with all other transactions.

How do I know when my donations are processed? You will receive immediate confirmation via text that your donation was received. After a text donation has been processed, it appears on your credit card statement.

How quickly are text donations deposited? Text donations are electronically deposited into the church bank account within 2-4 business days.

Are all contributions set at a fixed dollar amount? No. You choose the amount of the donation.

Will I be assessed any special fees? No, but normal text messaging fees from your cell phone carrier may apply.

Are text donations ever charged to my mobile phone bill? No. Donations are processed using the payment method specified in your online profile. Phone carriers handle only the text message, never any financial information.

What payment methods are available for giving by text? Vanco Give+ Text supports donations via credit and debit cards.

Can I set up recurring donations by text? Yes. You can text “Repeat” after you’ve made a donation to make it recurring. You can also text “Schedule” to set up a recurring donation.

What if I need more help? Text any of the following words to 952-260-6167 for assistance :

Assist – Sends instructions to the donor via text.

  • Response: To donate via text, send the dollar amount you wish to give, including a dollar sign. For example: $10. Text #edit to update your profile or #halt to permanently disable text giving.

Edit – Allows donors to edit their name, payment method, address and email. Once the edit keyword is sent, the will receive link.

  • Response: To manage your profile, go to (link)

Halt – Allows donors to permanently disable Give by Text. At this time, they cannot re-enroll once they’ve opted out.

  • Response: Text to give to (Church Name) for this phone has been permanently disabled

Refund – Donors can send this message to refund or cancel a donation they’ve submitted and they will directed to call the church.

  • Response: To request a refund of your donation, please call (Church Name) at (Church Phone #)

FMSC – Donors can send this message preceded by a donation amount, including dollar sign, to donate to the Feed My Starving Children South Metro Meal Pack. (Example: $10 FMSC)

  • Response: Thank you for donating (donation amount) to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church!

ONE – Donors can send this message preceded by a donation amount, including dollar sign, to donate to the One Church Capital Campaign. (Example: $10 ONE)

  • Response: Thank you for donating (donation amount) to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church!
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