First Church Connect, powered by Realm, is our online directory and ministry tool. Powered by Realm, First Church Connect helps our members connect with pastors, staff, and each other. First Church Connect, powered by Realm allows you to manage your personal information and who is allowed to see it, control your giving, and keep in touch with the church groups that matter to you.


Questions About First Church Connect, Powered by Realm

Why should I use First Church Connect?

Being the church doesn’t just happen at the church. First Church Connect, Powered by Realm helps us serve you better and lead our church well between Sundays. Everyone can connect from anywhere at any time, right from our mobile devices or computers. It engages everyone in the life of our church by supporting the healthy relationships essential to our church’s mission. We’ll stay organized, and you’ll stay informed about all of the opportunities for fellowship. When we share life together, we will grow together!

What about my privacy?

Your privacy is one of our greatest concerns. First Church Connect, Powered by Realm only includes the people in our church, it’s not like a social network that’s open to everyone on the planet. First Church Connect, Powered by Realm keeps your data safe and gives you control over what information you share and who can see it.

What about giving?

Giving should be easy, and First Church Connect, Powered by Realm places giving right in the palm of your hands. You can set up recurring gifts, view your giving history, and make changes at any time. First Church Connect, Powered by Realm automatically records all electronic gifts and adds them to your giving history, making it easy for you to give and easy for our finance office to track.

How do I start using First Church Connect, Powered by Realm?

  1. If you have not yet set up a First Church Connect, Powered by Realm account, please contact us and we’ll get you set up. You’ll receive an invitation email in response.
  2. Once you receive the email, click the link, create a password and First Church Connect, Powered by Realm will send you a verification email. Click the link in the password verification email and sign-in in your browser (you can’t sign-in on the app until you’ve verified your phone number). Next, verify your phone number on file
  3. Download the Realm Connect app on your phone or tablet (Apple iOS or Google Play) and click “already have an account.” Then sign-in on the app or access Realm through your internet browser.