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Options for making a donation to our collection

Checks can be mailed to the following address:

First Church of Christ, Scientist

PO Box 147

Elsah, IL 62028

Venmo payments can be sent to ChristianScienceElsah or CSElsah

When making a payment you can type in Collection or Capital Improvement Fund to identify how you want your donation allocated.  The Venmo donation goes directly into the church bank account. 


If you have not used Venmo before you will need to download the Venmo app on your smart phone and set up an account.  When setting up the app for the first time, you can choose not to participate in Facebook if you prefer.  You may also want to use the Settings menu to change your privacy setting to Private.  The first time you make a payment, you will need to set up a payment method, either a credit card (for a fee), or a bank account (no charge).  

Paypal payments  can be sent to


PayPal also offers the option to add a note where you can specify Collection or Capital Improvement Fund.  You can use the button below to make a one-time or recurring monthly payment.

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