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Interest Rates are Changing

For the first time in almost 3 years, CCFS is changing its rates for investments. To ensure your church is receiving the best rates possible, check the CCFS website at www.ccfsaustralia.org.au and follow the links to the interest rates page. 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 →

Shot of Inspiration

“What is more, he was chosen by the churches to accompany us as we carry the offering, which we administer in order to honour the Lord himself and to show our eagerness to help. We want to avoid any criticism of the way we administer this liberal gift. For we are taking pains to do what is right, not only… Read more →

Directors positions vacant

Directors positions vacant for experienced financial services professionals passionate about church mission   CCFS is an exciting start up initiated by the Churches of Christ in Victoria and Tasmania that has been operating since 2016. Our mission is to support church growth and development through innovative, competitive and cost effective financial services tailored to the unique needs of Christian mission… Read more →

New initiative for church finance leaders

Congratulations to the attendees of the inaugural gathering of Finance Representatives of Australian National Churches (FRANC) in Melbourne recently. Under the auspices of the National Council of Churches in Australia, over 36 managers and senior executives gathered together to discuss opportunities for collaboration, innovation and how to more effectively navigate the ever-changing regulatory environment. The depth of wisdom, experience and talent… Read more →

CCFS Online goes digital!

Good news!  CCFS Online is about to go digital.   Over the past several months the CCFS team have been working with our banking partners to redesign CCFS Online, providing a new look, making it more user-friendly and easier to use. Going digital also enables us to include enhanced security features providing greater ‘peace-of-mind’. Testing is currently underway and once… Read more →

The Church Finance Handbook – A FREE resource for Church Treasurers

In partnership with Saward Dawson Chartered Accountants CCFS has made available to church treasurers the Church Finance Handbook. The Handbook is a consolidation of three individual resources: the GST Handbook, the Treasurer’s Handbook templates and other resources These free resources are designed to help church treasurers around Australia with the daily and on-going running of their churches. To find out… Read more →