CCFS News

CCFS News provides information and updates about new or changing products, church projects and any other important information you may need. For the latest in what’s happening at CCFS, view or download the latest issue of CCFS News.

Increase your church’s missional impact

Banks, even community banks, are profit driven. They exist to provide returns to their shareholders. CCFS is different, its missional and not-for-profit. We exist to serve churches and the broader movement.   So, imagine if your church could support mission and Kingdom growth at little or no cost by switching to CCFS. And with competitive rates and no fees (other than… Read more →

Special EFTPOS offer for Churches of Christ

CCFS has negotiated a special group offer for Churches of Christ. Here are some of the benefits: Mobile and cabled terminals provided by NAB Free on-site instructions and demonstration Next day funds settlement Concessional pricing on terminal rental and transactions (see our website for details) No application fee No minimum term agreement No cancellation fee No church credit assessment required… Read more →

Minister’s Expense Card Program Update

Over the next six months the CCFS MEA Visa Pre-Paid program will be further upgraded. New cards are expected to be issued in July/August 2021. The cards continue to be a valuable option for Church Treasurers managing a Minister’s exempt fringe benefits   The upgrade will be a positive step forward with features including: Email notifications for a low card… Read more →

Rosebud Early Learning Centre ready to launch in 2021

Rosebud Early Learning is a new and unique mission enterprise operated by Churches of Christ Community Childcare for Mission Ltd (C4M), a company set up to partner with Church of Christ churches to build and operate child care centres for community mission. The Rosebud centre has capacity for 92 children and is expected to open in early 2021 following strong expressions of… Read more →

CCFS Welcomes The Rocks Ministry

When asked to reflect on the transition away from a ‘big 4’ Australian bank to CCFS Lead Pastor Daniel Indradjaja (pictured) says “I want to thank Pieter Brink (State Relationship Manager, WA) and the whole CCFS team for being so accommodating in meeting the needs of our growing church. CCFS not only offered us a very competitive rate, but also competitive… Read more →

CCFS Partners with Churches of Christ in WA

  December marked the end of long journey for both CCFS and the Churches of Christ in WA’s Building Extension Mutual Fund (BEMF). In Board meetings conducted by BEMF and the Churches of Christ in Western Australia on the 4th and 5th December respectively final approval was given for BEMF and CCFS to merge. Pieter Brink, CEO of the BEMF,… Read more →

Door of Hope Prepares for the Future

Door of Hope, based in Launceston, Tasmania, is more than a church. It’s a local landmark. The church purchased the former Coats Paton Woollen Mill (40,000m2 under roof) in 2001 and commenced construction of a large auditorium, small auditorium, foyer, and office areas during 2003. The church relocated from its former site and commenced services in November 2003. Since that… Read more →

FRANC 2018 (Finance Representatives of Australian National Churches)

The third FRANC meeting, and second for 2018, was held in October at the Catholic Leadership Development Centre in Melbourne. Presentations were provided on the Banking Royal Commission by Mark Sneddon (Holley Nethercote and Adjunct Professor of Law, Monash University), and religious freedom by Patrick Parkinson (Professor of Law, University of Qld). Also presenting were Allen Kupke (CEO, Lutheran Layperson’s… Read more →

Helpful Hints

Users of CCFS Online can update their own details via the maintenance tab, found at the top right of the CCFS Online home page. After logging in, click on the link to update details such as address, phone, work and personal details. Users can also change their password and register for Secure SMS. Take some time to explore the function… Read more →

Shot of Inspiration

“By the grace God has given me, I laid a foundation as a wise builder, and someone else is building on it. But each one should build with care. For no one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ.” 1Cor 3:10-11 NIV Read more →