Don’t have a Realm account?

If you don’t have a profile, or don’t know if you have a profile, fill out the form below.

Have a Realm account and need help?

Use this form below.

I need help with
I would like to learn more about

Let’s Connect!

Download the Realm app called “Realm Connect – For Our Church.” Sign in with the email and password that matches your account.

• News—Keeps everyone up-to-date with the latest posts, photos, and events for your group and our church
• Posts—Post messages to your group and comment on posts by others in your group
• Files —Access your group’s shared files
• Messages—Send your entire group, or select individuals, a message that starts a conversation
• Participants—See names and basic profile details for the people you’re connected with at church
• Notification Settings—Manage your preferences for group notifications and emails

Help & Tips for Using Realm


The newsfeed shows recent posts from all the groups you’re in and allows you to stay up to date on what’s going on.

Step-By-Step Instructions
  1. After signing into your Realm account, you will be on the main news page
  2. From here, you will see posts from all the groups you are a part of within the church
  3. You can also create a post, at the top of the newsfeed page you will click on the pencil at the top (if you hover over it, it says start a post)
  4. Select the group you want to create the post in and click next
  5. Create a title and body of the post and then click post

Realm Notification Settings

You can manage the way you receive messages so that it’s what works best for you. This video will help you learn what each setting means so that you don’t accidentally miss out on important posts.

Step-By-Step Instructions
  1. Click on name
  2. Click on Connect under the notifications heading
  3. From here, you can click into each of the groups and either check or uncheck which notifications to receive.

Keeping your Contact Info Up to Date

It’s important to keep your contact info current, and you can easily make those changes when they happen.

Step-By-Step Instructions

1. Click on your name
2. Click on connect under my profile views
3. From here, you can update contact information (mobile #, address, DOB)

Serving Assignments

Easily manage your schedule and serving assignments through Realm!

Step-By-Step Instructions

1.  From the main page, click on the serving tab
2. From here, you can see your serving profile where you can select days which days you are available and select dates that you are unavailable
3. (optional) you can also add skills or interests on this page
4. You will see your assignments for when you are scheduled to serve (if you click on see all assignments you will be able to see accepted assignments as well as declined)
5. And lastly, you’ll be able to see Your Teams that you are part of (if you click on the team you can see more info on that specific team, for instance: news, volunteers, info about the team)

Manage Giving

You can set up a one-time gift or recurring gift, as well as track your giving and access your giving statement.

Step-By-Step Instructions

1. Click on your name
2. Click on connect under my profile views
3. From here, you can update contact information (mobile #, address, DOB)

Communicate with Your Group

Realm is a great communication tool that allows you to communicate in one place with many group members.

Step-By-Step Instructions

1. From the main menu, click on communications
2. If you click on inbox, you will see reminders, updates, and assignment requests for the group(s) you are a part of
3. If you click on the chat tab, you can either start a chat with your group(s) or respond to it if it was already created or
4. You have the option to post on the newsfeed to communicate with your group. To do this, you’ll want to click on the News tab
5. Click on the pencil at the top (if you hover over it, it says start a post)
6. You will then need to select which group to create the post in
7. Create your title and the body of your post (either select or deselect allow comments and or send notifications, it’s defaulted for both)
8. Click on post

Realm Mobile App

Download the Realm mobile app so that you can easily access all the features of Realm on the go and in the palm of your hand.

Step-By-Step Instructions

1. Go to the app store on your mobile device (phone)
2. Search for Realm Connect – For Our Church by typing it in the search bar. Start typing and it will populate…
3. It will ask for you to sign in using your email address and password
(You will have to have received an invite from Realm directly to sign in to your profile).


If you are new to Black Rock Church, or

have any questions, contact:



Update Your Profile

Everyone in our church gets a unique profile that enables you to join a small group, track your giving, update your contact information, change family details, and set notification preferences.

Keeping your information current helps our staff, group leaders, and our church community.

Your Profile includes:
• Contact Information* (e.g. name, address, email, phone)
• Photo
• Family Members
• Personal Information (e.g. marital status, birthday**, etc.)
• Connected Social Media accounts
*You can decide what data you want to hide online by managing your account privacy.
**Enter your full birthday. The year and your age will not be displayed on your church directory profile.

Connect with Your Groups

Groups and classes are an important part of our church, and now you can connect with the people in them throughout the week. You can keep track of upcoming meetings, who’s bringing what, and what’s going on in each other’s lives.

Your Privacy Matters

Your information is your information.


  1. You have complete control over who can see your contact and personal information.
  2.  Contact information is never public or searchable on the Internet. Any information you elect to make visible to your church family is always protected behind a login.
  3. Authorized staff will have access to your profile information.
  4. You and certain authorized staff may update your profile information. In some cases, your group leader may update your contact information if you have made it visible to group leaders.
  5. For safety reasons, sharing contact and personal information for children under 18 is limited. Parents determine whether or not to display their child’s name in the church directory.
  6. Children under 13 may not participate and will not be able to sign in.