Realm is a website that Wellshire uses for many different things, including an always-updated church directory. It is also a convenient way to sign up and pay for church events and set up online giving.

Congregation members can use this website or download the free app to help locate other church members and find their contact information. You can access Realm through the website at

First Sign-in Instructions

In order to protect the privacy of our members, this website needs permission before you can search for information. If you have never signed in to Realm, you will need to contact the church office by sending an email requesting access to We will send you an invitation to create a profile

Online Church Directory (Instructions to Find People)

Realm contains an online church directory to help you look up people in our congregation.

  1. Sign in to Realm using your email and password
  2. Click Community > Directory
  3. In the search box, enter the name of the person you want to find. You can enter both names, one name, or just part of one name; as you type, a list of possible matches is displayed
  4. For the App directory: click the magnifying glass in the top right-hand corner and you can search for a person by name

Download the Realm Connect App

You can easily download the Realm app on your phone. Simply search “Realm Connect” in your app store on your device. You will still need permission, so you need to sign in with your username and password.

How to update your profile picture using the Realm website:

  1. On the Realm website, click your name in the upper right hand corner to open a drop-down menu, then click on “Connect.” This will open your profile.
  2. To change or add a profile picture, hover over the current picture or icon, then click. This will open your file finder window. Select the picture you’d like to use then use the mouse to reposition and the slider to resize.
  3. We recommend using a clear, recent photo of your face. Remember, the point of your profile picture is to make it easy for your church friends to find you, so you want to be recognizable in the image.
  4. Select save when you are ready and your new profile picture will show on your profile.

How to update your profile picture  using the Realm Connect Mobile App:

  1. First select the three dots on the bottom right with the label “More,” then tap the icon in the upper left, and select “My profile.” This will bring up a more limited view of your profile that you can edit and update.
  2. A great thing about updating your profile picture on the app is that you can upload from your phone, so if you need a recent picture, just snap a quick selfie and upload it here.