REDMOND, Wash., July 6, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — pushpay (NZSX:PPH, ASX:PPH, “Pushpay” or “the Company”), the leading provider of payment and engagement solutions for the faith-based and not-for-profit sectors, announces the Archdiocese of Seattle will benefit ParishStaqthe company’s fully integrated technology platform that helps parishes and dioceses increase engagement, facilitate digital discipleship, and grow their ministries.
“The Archdiocese of Seattle intends to grow in its mission to bring the people of Western Washington to Christ and His good news, with Pushpay as a key tool in this evangelistic effort,” said Tom. Martin, director of information at the Archdiocese of Seattle. “Our ambitious goal is to leverage technology to engage parishioners in new and exciting ways, while supporting the mission of the Church – and Pushpay will be a vital part of helping us achieve that goal.”
The Archdiocese of Seattle is the 15th largest diocese in the United States, serving approximately 600,000 Catholics in Western Washington. The archdiocese includes 174 parishes, missions and pastoral centers, in addition to 72 schools, all with more than 60 ministries and more than 500 weekly masses celebrated in eight languages. They recently convened a technology task force to develop a five-year plan for the future use of technology in the archdiocese, with a top priority to replace its old parishioner database system in addition to others. technology projects, including a new archdiocesan website, centralized accounting systems, and other cloud-based systems.
“At the geographic center of one of the nation’s largest and growing technology hubs, the Archdiocese of Seattle is at the forefront of exploring innovative technologies and approaches to create a vibrant Catholic community that will last for generations,” said Molly Matthews. , CEO of Pushpay. “Pushpay is excited to be part of their growth in the future as we continue to innovate and deliver technology that enables parishes and dioceses to engage in an integrated way with their community.”
With the rise of digital evangelism, Pushpay launched its ParishStaq solution in 2021 to meet the growing needs of the Catholic Church in particular, which has historically been underserved by innovative technology. ParishStaq is a purpose-built solution that brings together online giving, church management software, and mobile apps to help streamline Catholic stewardship and evangelism. ParishStaq not only helps nurture discipleship and streamline the administrative workload for parish staff, but it presents data and information to help identify critical moments in a parishioner’s faith journey, including the community involvement, the sacraments, etc. Features like push notifications, media content, ministry registrations, etc. also allow parishes to engage and communicate with their parishioners in a more transparent way.
For more information on Pushpay and ParishStaq, visit www.pushpay.com Where www.parishstaq.com.
pushpay is a leading technology company that provides digital solutions to facilitate stewardship and evangelism. Our leader ParishStaq Suite helps parishes and dioceses manage, donate, engage and ensure the success of their mission, all under one roof. ParishStaq combines digital giving, mobile apps and ChMS products that help increase generosity and strengthen engagement. In tandem with our Resi Media live streaming solution, we enable our 14,500+ customers to build stronger relationships with their communities. For more information, visit www.pushpay.com/investors/awards.