What is Realm?

Realm is a secure online ministry tool for Shades Crest Baptist Church that allows members to:

  • Access the church directory
  • Communicate easily with group members and friends
  • Manage your personal information
  • Manage your giving
  • Register online for church events
  • Stay up-to-date on church activities, and more

Realm contains my giving information. Is Realm secure?

Yes. Realm uses bank-level encryption. Realm is part of ACS Technologies, which is the largest provider of church database software, serving over 40,000 clients.

Who can see my information?

Only Shades Crest Church members may log in. Once you log in, you may choose your own privacy settings that you are comfortable with. Your giving information is only visible to you and our Financial Manager.

How do I update my information? How do I edit my privacy settings?

Please help church staff and treasurers by keeping your contact information up to date! To change your information and privacy settings, log in to Realm at https://onrealm.org, click your name at the top right-hand corner, select “My Profile”, then click “Edit Profile.” To edit your privacy settings, click “Manage Privacy.”

How do I view my giving information?

You may check your giving statement at any time by logging into Realm, clicking “Giving” on the left-hand side, and then clicking the blue box on the right-hand side that says “Contribution Statement.”

What if I forget my password?

Go to onrealm.org/ShadesCrestBapt and click the blue “Forgot your password?” link. This link will take you through the process of creating a new password. Your username is the email address you used to create the account. If you get stuck, please contact the Church Office at 205-822-1360.