Connect Through Realm

Realm keeps you in touch with our church online. You can set up Auto-Giving, manage your contact information, see your giving history, and connect easily with others in our congregation and all from a computer or mobile device. 
 
A secure environment only for our church, Realm requires each user to log in with an email address and a password.

 

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Let’s Connect!

Stay connected to our church wherever you go by downloading the free Connect App for iPhone and Android devices. Use it to communicate with your groups, RSVP to events, manage your giving, update profile informa*on, and more. It makes it easier for us to connect throughout the week and know what’s happening.

  • News—Keeps everyone up-to-date with the latest posts, photos, and events for your group and for your church as a whole

  • Posts—Post messages to your group and comment on posts by others in your group

  • Photos—Capture your moments together and share them with your group

  • Events—See event details (date, time, location, etc), submit your RSVP, and sign up to bring something

  • Files —Access your group’s shared files

  • Messages—Send your en*re group, or select individuals, a message that starts a conversation

  • Participants—See names and basic profile details for the people in your church or group, based on their privacy preferences

  • Notification Settings—Manage your preferences for group notifications and emails

Download the Realm App for your iPhone or Android device below.

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Easy Access to Your Information

Set Up Your Profile

Everyone in our church gets a unique profile. Your profile contains everything you want people in our church to know about you. Your profile also enables you to join a small group, RSVP to events, track your giving, update your contact information, change family details, set notification preferences, or replace that outdated family photo.

By keeping your information current, you are helping our staff, group leaders, and our church community. Your Profile includes:

  • Contact Information (e.g. name, address, email, phone)
  • Photo
  • Family Members
  • Personal Information (e.g. marital status, birthday, etc.)
  • Connected Social Media accounts

Connect With Small Groups and Ministry Teams

Groups, classes and ministry teams  are an important part of our church, and now you can connect with the people in them throughout the week. You can keep track of upcoming meetings, who’s bringing what, and what’s going on in each other’s lives.

Connect with your groups on Realm by talking to your group leaders,  or by navigating to the Groups tab on your Realm profile. There you will see all of the groups you are a part of. You can also use the ‘Find Groups” link to get connected to open groups. 

All are welcome to join our CoH Connects group, a Social / Affinity Group for sharing and engaging throughout the week. 

Giving Through Realm

Review your giving history or make new donations online or on your mobile phone. Simply sign in to look over your year-to-date giving, check pledge progress, print a contribution statement, or make a new one-time or recurring donation. It’s always available and kept secure in an easy-to-use online environment.

Make a Gift in Realm From Mobile

To become an auto-giver you will need to be registered in our Realm system. Once you are registered, follow these steps:

  • Log into your Realm profile on the Realm Connect App
  • Click the Giving Tab on bottom of your screen
  • Once the giving page has opened, click the ‘Make a Gift” button (for your security, you may be prompted to log in again)
  • Enter your gift/gifts, the fund to which you want to give, the frequency, and when you want your gift to start
  • Update your giving method (Credit / Debit / ACH Bank Draft). You can add multiple giving methods.
  • Click Give to complete setting up you auto gift.

Male a Gift in Realm from Your Computer

To become an auto-giver you will need to be registered in our Realm system. Once you are registered, follow these steps:

  • Log into your Realm Profile (using the steps above)
  • Click the Giving Tab on the left side of your screen.
  • Click the big blue button labeled “+Give”
  • Enter your gift/gifts, the fund to which you want to give, the frequency, and when you want your gift to start
  • Update your giving method (Credit / Debit / ACH Bank Draft). You can add multiple giving methods.
  • Click Give to complete!

Privacy Information and Settings

Your information is your information.

  1. You have complete control over who can see your contact and personal information.
  2. Contact information is never public or searchable on the Internet. Any information you elect to make visible to your church family is always protected behind a login.
  3. Authorized staff will always have access to your profile information.
  4. You and certain authorized staff may update your profile informatoon. In some cases, your group leader may update your contact information if you have made it visible to group leaders.
  5. For safety reasons, sharing contact and personal information for children under 18 is limited.
  6. Parents determine whether or not to display their child’s name in the church directory.
  7. Children under 13 may not participate and will not be able to sign in.

What People May See

By default, the viewing of your contact and personal information is limited to members of groups you are in, group leaders, and staff members. If you choose to, however, you can make your information visible to the entire church. But if you prefer to be more private, you can customize how people see specific information.

  • Contact Information: Name, Address, Phones, and Email.
  • Personal Information: Marital Status, Family Position, Member Status, but you also have the option of sharing your birthday, gender, allergy information, and skills with people in your church.
  • If you are a group leader or host an event, certain contact informa[on may be visible regardless of the seNngs you choose.

Privacy Settings

Everyone—Like a church directory listing, everyone in our church will be able to see whatever profile information is marked as visible to everyone.

My Groups + Group Leaders + Church Staff—This setting means information will only be shared with the people you are involved with at church. This is the default setting.

Group Leaders + Church Staff—You would use this setting if you wanted to keep some profile information hidden from anyone who is not a group leader or on staff.

Church Staff Only—This seeng effectively removes you from the church directory. Your information will only be available to authorized church staff.*

Custom Privacy—Choose different privacy levels for specific contact fields and personal information. You can do this in two places: when you edit your profile information or when you manage your privacy settings.

Family Privacy

A family member with a primary position such as “Head” or “Spouse” can change privacy seengs for other members of the family and opt family members into the church directory.

Birthdays are required for children (as a means to prohibit access), but it’s up to you if you want to share the birth date with your church family.

Video Tutorials

About Realm

Giving – Giving is in Your Hands

Giving - As a church guest

Events – Get Involved in Events at CoH

Groups – Connect throughout the week

Profiles - Keep your information up to date