What would you like to do?

Pledge online using Realm (EASIEST AND MOST SECURE!)

Log in at OnRealm.org/FPUU

…OR navigate to Realm from the FirstParish.info website (Connect > Realm Database).
If you do not have a Realm account, send an email to realm@firstparish.info with your full name and we’ll get back to you within one weekday.

After logging into Realm, click on Giving on the left and then click +Pledge.

Enter the pledge amount and schedule (e.g. weekly, monthly, quarterly, annually…).
Note the “Total Pledge” at the bottom. The form will do the math for you!

Or select “As Can” and the amount from the top will be put in the “Total Pledge” at the bottom


Give now for this fiscal year, July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023

You can use Realm to give online in Realm from a credit card or bank account (one-time or recurring).


Click “Continue“. On the next screen specify the source of funds (bank or credit card).

Schedule payments to start July 1, 2023

Follow the instructions above for “give now”, but before you Continue, set the start date to July 1, 2023 and the end date to June 30, 2024.

Then click “Continue” to set the means of payment, bank or credit card.

Other ways to give

Give a check to First Parish through the mail or the Sunday collection plate.

  • Checks may be placed in the Sunday collection plate. Write “PLEDGE” in the memo line.
  • Checks may be mailed to First Parish, 630 Mass Ave, Arlington MA 02476.

 Give stock or mutual funds

  • If you own securities you can donate them to First Parish in the form of a pledge (or partial pledge) and receive full credit as a tax donation. Donating stock this way may eliminate or reduce capital gains taxes.
  • If you would like to learn more about this option, go to https://firstparish.info/give/securities-donation/.

 For help