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CCFS successful in obtaining an AFSL

During the latter part of 2017, the team at CCFS were working hard to prepare an application for an Australian Financial Services Licence. Many hours were spent in discussions with our specialist lawyers to determine the scope of the financial services licence and, once determined, conducting the appropriate compliance training to meet the obligations required. Just prior to the Christmas/New… Read more →

Tap-And-Go Donation Station

At the Churches of Christ Vic/Tas Summit in May, the CCFS team debuted a new technology available to churches and agencies through CCFS. This Donation Station can be configured to accept donations of specific amounts with just a tap of a credit or debit card. They can be used for many purposes such as accepting ‘loose-change” donations for missions or… Read more →

The Banking Royal Commission and why CCFS is Different

ASIC, APRA, and the Banking Royal Commission have been scathing about the conduct and culture of the major banks and others in the finance sector. The contrast between CCFS and the broader finance sector couldn’t be clearer. The Ultimate Aim: Profit or Mission Of course, it goes without saying that running a viable organisation is essential. However, CCFS is a… Read more →

Shot of Inspiration

Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. – Rom 5:1-2 NIV Read more →

FRANC 2018 meeting held in Melbourne

Almost forty leaders and senior executives from all major denominations and church groups gathered in Melbourne during March for the second annual FRANC forum at the Uniting Church’s Centre for Theology and Ministry at the University of Melbourne. There was much positive feedback about the gathering with our guest speakers, Dean Pearson (NAB Head of Behavioural & Industry Economics) and… Read more →

Staff Profile: Greg McLean

Greg is the latest addition to the CCFS team as the Insurance Manager. He has two adult daughters and attends TLC in the outer eastern suburbs where his wife is a Senior Pastor. Greg has worked in the Insurance Industry for over 30 years and has travelled extensively in his various jobs. One highlight being a visit to the Lloyds… Read more →

Helpful Hints: Access investments faster

Some customers have experienced delays when investing by cash and cheques together with the one pre-printed investment slip. All the funds are processed as ‘unclear’ and can delay access to the funds by several days. By  splitting the investment into one cash investment and one cheque investment with a separate slip for each, access to the cash should occur overnight.… Read more →


When I visit churches a common question I’m asked is “Why should we change from our current bank?” It’s a reasonable question but initially it caught me off guard. “Wasn’t the answer obvious?” I’d think to myself. Then I realised for many, it’s not straightforward. Loyalty and routine are powerful forces. They make change difficult, but in the case of… Read more →

New Ministry Centre for Horsham Church of Christ

Construction of a new ministry centre for Horsham Church of Christ is progressing quickly and expected to be completed by January 2018. 16 years in the making, church Elder and project manager Ivan Sherriff said, “We got serious about a new building in 2001 and bought the property in River Road in 2011 or 2012,”. The new ministry centre has… Read more →