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Christian Expressions LLC uses several shipping methods depending on warehouse and destination. Most orders are charged a flat rate but adjustments may be made for large or heavy packages and destination. If you require your package sooner, please let us know. Please be aware that because we ship from several warehouses, express shipping charges will apply to each box shipped. Please read below for additional express shipping information.
Rhode Island residents will be charged a state sales tax of 7% as required by law. To ensure available funds, orders are charged at the time of sale, not when shipped.
We cannot ship to Post Office Boxes. Please include a physical address for delivery
Standard Shipping Rates
Domestic Rates: Starting at $7.95. Heavy packages, including oversized nativity sets, framed art and insurance require additional charges. We will contact you if the charges are over 10% of your order. Actual shipping charges will be displayed in the checkout prior to completing order.
Because we ship from numerous warehouses, you may receive items in separate shipments. Shipping carriers will vary depending on the warehouse and product(s) being shipped. We use Airborne Express, UPS, Fedex and USPS (APO Addresses only).
Overseas: Please read our shipping policies at the bottom of this page for information and pricing on Overseas shipping.
APO Addresses: Same as domestic rates
Rhode Island Residents-Save shipping by picking order up at our Cranston, Rhode Island store. Please note that not all merchandise online is in our store so we will notify you via email when order is ready for pick up
If purchasing a gift certificate only online, please choose "gift certificate purchase" for shipping method. You will not be charged for shipping. If purchasing additional merchandise, please choose ground or express delivery.
In stock orders are shipped within 2-5 business days. Many of our items are custom made or require time for us to acquire them from our manufacturers. Review our estimated delivery times below. If an item is out of stock and not expected within 2 weeks, we can backorder the item or cancel it. You will be notified on its status.
After processing your order, an invoice will appear with your order number. This is your order confirmation. Please print a copy of it and refer to the order number for questions on your order. Shortly after processing your order, you will receive an automated email confirmation.
Items that require additional delivery time:
jewelry is made to order---including rings, pendants, crosses, earrings. Usually ships in 2 weeks
christening & first communion apparel-in stock apparel ships within 2 business days.
church supplies including: chalices, communionware, linen, etc.- Most church supplies ship within 2 weeks but some items must be made to order and require additional preparation time. We have included a "date desired" box in the checkout. Please let us know if you require your order by a certain date. We will contact you if we are unable to meet your requirements.
church apparel-custom tailored robes require 6-8 weeks, speedship robes are standard sizes and usually ship in 2-3 weeks. Clergy shirts, Surplices, stoles, chasubles and most albs usually ship within 1 week. Custom designs take about two weeks. Because we order from several manufacturers, you may want to contact us for estimated delivery.
NOTICE: Oversized items such as church supplies and furniture are not eligible for express delivery. Products that ship via Freight will require addtional shipping charges
Delivery time for Express Shipments is 1-3 business days AFTER the order ships. (depending on product and location). Please be aware that special order items still require preparation time (see "Special Orders" for details). When complete, orders will then ship by Express Delivery.
Christian Expressions LLC STRONGLY encourages you to allow enough time for your order to be properly processed and shipped. But, for your convenience, we are happy to offer Express Delivery for most U.S. destinations. However, please be aware that many factors may delay the arrival of your package including time of year, weather, holidays and human error. For this reason, please order early!
Christian Expressions is not liable for reimbursement of shipping charges if delivery date is not met for any reason. We will do our best to arrange reimbursement with the carrier, if possible.
Express shipping fees start at $35 per package. Additional shipping charges (if applicable) will be added after order has been processed and weighed. Method of delivery Depends on the product and warehouse order is shipping, We use Airborne Express, US Postal Service. Your order may also arrive via UPS or Fedex. Please be advised that a signature is required . If you are not available when the delivery arrives, a notice will be left and you can make arrangements with the carrier for pickup. Please let us know if you would like to "waive" the signature and have the box left unattended. Christian Expressions LLC is not responsible for missing packages.
Christian Expressions LLC is happy to offer shipping to some overseas countries*. Because shipping fees vary greatly depending on destination and weight of box, an adjustment on the shipping fees will be added at the time the order ships. In order to keep your shipping charges down, we usually ship via US Postal Service (Global Express). If you prefer Fedex or DHL, please let us know. The rates are substantially higher.
Please note that there is no way to track packages via US Postal Service. Christian Expressions LLC is not liable for lost or stolen packages. To reduce risk, we add insurance to all packages valued over $50.00 (excluding shipping). Delivery time vary greatly depending on destination and customs. Although most packages should arrive within 2 weeks, delays may occur.
NOTE: Christian Expressions will review every order thoroughly before processing and shipping any order. Orders that are deemed fraudulent or contain inaccurate information will be cancelled without notice. All overseas orders must include the following information: billing information must be an exact match to the credit card information. We cannot ship to a different address. All overseas orders will be reviewed and held until funds can be confirmed. We do not accept checks from outside the United States of America.
*Christian Expressions reserves the right to refuse shipment to certain countries.
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