Shady Grove Baptist Church

"Changing Lives for Eternity"

Online Giving




The following terms and conditions shall govern your use of the online giving system on OR  By donating online, you express your understanding and agreement that you are bound by the terms and conditions outlined in this document.


Shady Grove Baptist Church accepts online donations through credit/debit card payments and e-checks via a secured gateway from individuals or organizations for our general fund.


SECURITY POLICY. Shady Grove Baptist Church’s online donation system uses an advanced encryption technology provided by Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), a recognized authentication and encryption software, which means that the site encrypts all of your personal information and card details so that it is unreadable to anyone outside of the transaction process.


DONATION / GIVING. Donations to General and/or Designated Fund of Shady Grove Baptist Church may be made via OR ("website"), using our secure payment gateway. Registration with the website is a prerequisite to donation, and donors will be required to provide all the necessary information to process the transaction.


Donors have the following donation options when paying via their credit card:

     1.  Recurring Donation. Donors may specify a donation amount and duration, during which their credit/debit cards or e-check shall be automatically charged for that specified amount. The first donation, even if future-dated, will be processed on same date of entry.

     2.  One-time Donation. Donors may specify an amount, which will be charged to their credit/debit cards or e-check accordingly.

After the donation process is completed, a confirmation of the transaction will be emailed to the donor’s email address, as registered in the website’s online donation system, to serve as proof of delivery. 

TAX DEDUCTIONS. All donations to Shady Grove Baptist Church General and/or Designated Fund qualify as tax deductible Charitable Contributions. Shady Grove Baptist Church will send you a giving statement at the end of the year for your tax purposes. Some exclusions may apply.


TRANSACTION CURRENCY. All amounts on the website are defaulted to US Dollar ($).


REFUND AND CANCELLATION. Once a donation is completed, the transaction is deemed final and indisputable, except under the following circumstances:

  1. Unauthorized or fraudulent use of a donor's credit/debit card or checking account is proven, per guidelines of his or her credit/debit card company or bank. In case of lost or stolen credit/debit card, donors must notify their credit/debit card company and comply with its reporting procedure.
  2. The Local Church's websites and/or online donation system inadvertently does/causes something that will necessitate a refund.

In such an event, you must notify our Shady Grove Baptist Church via email ( or phone (704-435-9605) and request a refund within ten (10) working days from the date on which you made the donation.


Shady Grove Baptist Church shall process your request for refund with the credit card company or bank within fifteen (15) working days.


LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. Shady Grove Baptist Church reserves the right to modify or replace any of these terms and conditions at any time, and any change shall be effective once posted on the Websites.


INDEMNITY. Under no circumstance shall Shady Grove Baptist Church be liable for any claims, costs or damages, whether direct or consequential, arising as a result of your use of the online donation system or your inability to do so, your reliance on any content and/or services associated with the Shady Grove Baptist Church website, or any breach of these Terms and Conditions.


OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS. Shady Grove Baptist Church is not responsible for typographic errors. We reserve the right to change the terms and conditions of the Online Donation/Giving System at any time without prior notice.


QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS. If you have questions or concerns about online donations – the Terms and Conditions, the process of giving, or anything else – before, during, or after the process of giving, please feel free to contact Shady Grove Baptist Church.



Shady Grove Baptist Church

3240 Tryon Courthouse Road

Cherryville, NC  28021

(704) 435-9605


Thank you for visiting our web site. This privacy policy tells you how we use personal information collected at this site. Please read this privacy policy before using the site or submitting any personal information. By using the site, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy. These practices may be changed, but any changes will be posted and changes will only apply to activities and information on a going forward, not retroactive basis. You are encouraged to review the privacy policy whenever you visit the site to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.

Note: the privacy practices set forth in this privacy policy are for this web site only. If you link to other web sites, please review the privacy policies posted at those sites.

COLLECTION OF INFORMATION.  We collect personally identifiable information, like names, postal addresses, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by our visitors. The information you provide is used to fulfill you specific request. This information is only used to fulfill your specific request, unless you give us permission to use it in another manner, for example to add you to one of our mailing lists.

COOKIE/TRACKING TECHNOLOGY.  The Site may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the Site, and understanding how visitors use the Site. Cookies can also help customize the Site for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology, however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.

DISTRIBUTION OF INFORMATION.  We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. The information is not provided to these companies for marketing purposes.

COMMITMENT OF DATE SECURITY.  Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt out of further mailings.

PRIVACY CONTACT INFORMATION.  If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our privacy policy you may contact us using the information below:

By e-mail:
By Phone:(704) 435-9605

We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted.

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