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Church text messaging and email newsletter software

Reach more people and connect with first-time guests using Tithe.ly Messaging. A church texting service and email tool built for your church or ministry.

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Church text messaging and email newsletter software

Reach more people and connect with first-time guests using Tithe.ly Messaging. A church texting service and email tool built for your church or ministry.

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No Contract. Cancel anytime. Live in minutes.
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Engage and drive action using church text messaging and email newsletters

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Automated Campaigns

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2-Way
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Text & Email
Blasts

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Inbox keeps your messages organized

Need to find an important message? With Tithe.ly Messaging, we make organizing and retrieving emails and text messages from your conversations a cinch.

Creates automated messages

Create personalized, automated emails and church text messages to follow up with first-time guests, lead people to read the Bible, join a small group, or participate in a capital campaign.

Emailing with Tithe.ly Messaging

Interested in making your life a bit easier? Churches are switching to Tithe.ly Messaging so all their church texting and email communication are under one roof, allowing them to simplify ministry, build deeper relationships, save money, and maximize time.

Ready to use Tithe.ly Messaging?

$19/mo

500 SMS per month included
$10 per 500 additional SMS messages
  • 30 Days Free
  • Unlimited emails at no charge
  • Unlimited keywords
  • Unlimited email blasts
  • Unlimited campaigns and follow-ups
  • 2-way messaging
  • Integrated with Tithe.ly Giving
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another service?
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Contact list from Tithe.ly
ChMS or another
service?
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Tithely Messaging
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Text In Church
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200 SMS/mo
2.9¢ per additional SMS
SMS limits based on plan
Pricing based off number of members
SMS limits based on plan
SMS limits based on plan
Incoming SMS charges based on plan
Email
3rd Party Integration
3rd Party Integration
Lists
Follow Ups
Limited to Plan
Limited to Plan
Keywords
Limited to Plan
1 keyword included ($4 per additional keyword)
Limited to Plan
Blasts
SMS only, limited to Plan
Monthly Fee
$5
$37
$0
Up to 40 members
$29
$29
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What is Tithe.ly Messaging?
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Tithe.ly Messaging is a church text messaging software and email newsletter tool packed in one simple to use solution. Tithe.ly's church communication software solution allows churches to easily communicate with visitors, congregation members, volunteers, staff, and regular attenders through and easy to use text messaging service and email newsletter tool. Tithe.ly Messaging provides the ability to store contact information, send a text or email directly, create lists, send follow-ups, and so much more.

How Much Does it Cost to Use Tithe.ly Messaging?
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There are no contracts and no sign-up fees involved in getting started with Tithe.ly Messaging. You simply pay $19 per month or if you've signed up for Tithe.ly All Access, you pay no monthly fee. Each month, your first 500 messages are included and after that you will be billed $10 for each block of 500 messages sent per month. There is no additional cost for sending email, even HTML and design driven email newsletters. Tithe.ly's text blast service is built to be cost effective and scale with your church or ministry.

Do my 500 included messages roll over?
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No, at the start of each billing period your 500 included messages will reset.

How long can a text message be?
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The character limit for a single text message is 160 characters. When you send a text message over 160 characters, the messages will be split.

Large messages are segmented into 153 character segments, sent individually, and then rebuilt by the recipient's device. For example, a 161 character message will be sent as two messages, one with 153 characters and the second with 8 characters.

Can I use Tithe.ly Messaging outside the United States?
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Tithe.ly Messaging is currently available to customers within the United States, Canada, and Australia. Our team is actively working to make Tithe.ly Messaging available in additional countries.

Can I use Tithe.ly Messaging on a mobile device?
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Yes, Tithe.ly Messaging is compatible with all mobile devices via any mobile browser.

How do I setup a Messaging phone number and email address?
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Once you've signed up for Tithe.ly Messaging and have added your payment method or an active subscription has been found, you will be directed to the Tiithe.ly church SMS settings page where you'll then be able to add an 800 number, unique to your church, and an email address that people will use to send and receive messages.

Can Tithe.ly Messaging use an existing phone number?
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You are not able to use an existing phone number for Tithe.ly Messaging at this time, but our team will be exploring the possibility of using existing numbers in the future.

Can I use a local number for Tithe.ly Messaging?
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You are not able to use a local number for the Tithe.ly texting service. Due to the nature of sending church SMS blasts via an SMS platform, standard local numbers are not a good fit to use in Messaging. 800 numbers are authorized to send SMS messages to large groups of people, whereas local numbers are often flagged as spam when they send to multiple recipients at one time.

Can we use our church domain for our Messaging email address?
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The Tithe.ly text messaging service does not support custom domains, but you are able to use your church name with the domain @messaging.church. (i.e. firstbaptist@messaging.church)

How do I make someone an admin?
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There are two ways to make someone an admin. If you are adding a new contact, once you have filled in all of the contact information, click the checkbox next to 'Set as admin' before adding the new contact. If a contact already exists, simply edit the contact information and click the checkbox next to 'Set as admin' before saving changes.

How do I send messages to multiple contacts at the same time, or to a list of people?
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Using the Tithely text blast software service as a church leader, church staff, pastor, of volunteer, you can create and send follow-ups to lists of people or you can send a mass message (eg. text blasts) to your entire database.

How do I know if a recipient has received a message?
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You are able to tell that a message has been received successfully by the small green 'sent ✓' next to the message.

Am I charged for messages that contacts send to my church?
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If someone sends a text message to the church, the 2.9 cents per message does not apply. Costs are only associated with outgoing messages you send to people in your contact list.

Can I import an existing contact list from Tithe.ly ChMS or another service?
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Yes! We will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to import contact lists from Tithe.ly ChMS and other services.

Can people text a keyword to our Messaging number, and automatically be added to a list?
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Yes! You can set up specific keywords that your members or guests can text. This will trigger a response where people can update their contact info, be added to a list, and even trigger a follow-up sequence. For example, if a guest at your church texted the word 'NEW,' the system could add them to a list called "Visitors" and start an automatic follow-up sequence that you setup which begins to engage the guest.

What are the fees associated with Tithe.ly Messaging?
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For All-Access customers, there is no monthly fee. Outbound text (SMS) messages are $10 per 500 text message credits after the first 500 messages per month. Email messages are free.

If you do not have the Tithe.ly All-Access plan, you will pay a $19 monthly fee and then $10 per 500 outbound SMS/text message credits after your initial 500 included messages are used, and email messages are free.


Visit https://get.tithe.ly/pricing to learn more about pricing.

What other church software tools does Tithe.ly offer?
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Tithely has a full suite of church software tools to help your church thrive and grow, including:

  • Digital Giving - Tithely offers online giving, text message giving, and even a church giving app to help you increase generosity at your church by making digital church tithes easy
  • Giving App -  This free Tithely app is a church tithing app to help make mobile tithing easy for your members
  • Custom Church Apps - If your church needs a more robust app beyond our free church tithe app, check out our custom church apps
  • Website Builder - Our user-friendly church website builder makes it easy for any church to design a beautiful and engaging website in minutes
  • Church Management Software (ChMS) - Manage your database of people, offer online giving, manage events and volunteers, check in children, and more