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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Reach more people with text messaging and email

Most people prefer texting over phone calls, emails, or direct mail. With Tithe.ly church text messaging and email services, you can easily connect with your church community in the way they prefer.

Boost engagement with church text messaging

Don’t worry about your announcements falling on deaf ears. Since 95% of texts are read within three-minutes, you can create awareness for any message or event by sending a quick text message to your entire congregation. 

Connect with first-time guests and visitors

Encourage guests to return for another visit or get further involved with your church when you follow up using automated church text messaging and email campaigns.

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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.

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$5/mo

200 SMS per month included
2.9¢ per additional SMS
  • 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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*SMS messaging rates still apply.

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email address?
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How do I send a message to multiple contacts at the same time?
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the same time?
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my message?
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messages that contacts
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messages that contacts
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Can I import an existing Contact list from Tithe.ly ChMS or
another service?
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Contact list from Tithe.ly
ChMS or another
service?
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another service?
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Contact list from Tithe.ly
ChMS or another
service?
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Can people text a keyword to Messaging to add them to a list?
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keyword to Messaging to
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keyword to Messaging to
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Tithely Messaging
Text In Church
Clearstream
Flocknote
Pastorsline
SMS
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

Getting people’s attention is hard. Let Tithe.ly Messaging help.

Tithe.ly Messaging is a texting and email tool that will help you broaden your reach and engage and drive action like never before.

Messaging FAQ

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 $5 per month or if you've signed up for Tithe.ly All Access, you pay no monthly fee. Your first 200 messages, each month, are included and each text message after that is only 2.9 cents per message, with no additional cost for email. The Tithe.ly text messaging service is built to be cost effective and scale with your church or ministry.

Do my 200 included messages roll over?
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No, at the start of each billing period your 200 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 only available to customers within the United States. However, 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 Tithe.ly text messaging 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. blast) 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.

How can I get assistance if I need more help with Tithe.ly Messaging?
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You can reach our support team by phone at (424) 644-3120 or email at support@tithe.ly, or click on the chat bubble on our website.

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 2.9c per message after the first 200 messages per month. Email messages are free. 


If you do not have the Tithe.ly All-Access plan, you will pay a $5 monthly fee and then 2.9c per outbound SMS/text message after your initial 200 messages are used, and email messages are free. 


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