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A new landmark emerges in Devonport

Devonport Church of Christ is located at the intersection of Steele and William Streets Devonport. Located opposite a KFC and Hungry Jacks it is one of the busiest intersections in the city.  Senior Minister Blake Moore (pictured) and the team have worked tirelessly through three years of planning and stewardship and a further year of construction to ensure the development… Read more →

Announcing the new Digital ID

CCFS has partnered with Australia Post to improve the way CCFS customers are identified. New account-holders and account signatories can click on the link at the top of the CCFS home page to identify themselves. The current paper-based ID option is still available however, the new digital option provides a convenient, secure and quick alternative. Please contact the CCFS team… Read more →

Helpful Hints: Ensuring a smooth transition to your new Visa card

Current CCFS Visa card holders will receive a new card between late July to mid-August 2021. Your current and new cards will both be operational for several weeks to ensure card holders have access to funds during the transition period. Once the new card has been received and activated: Contact your employer to request a transfer of funds from your CCFS… Read more →

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 →

2020 Christmas & New Year holiday period

The CCFS offices will be closed over the Christmas and New Year’s break. The offices and switchboard will close at midday on December 24, 2020, and re-open on January 4, 2021. During this time, CCFS Online will be available for electronic payments on business days. No transaction processing or email/phone assistance will be available on the national public holidays. Churches wanting… Read more →

Transition of branch services from Westpac to Bank@Post delayed

The transition from the Westpac branch agency arrangement to Australia Post’s Bank@Post service has been delayed. Initial testing conducted by CCFS payments partner Indue revealed the need for additional programming and configuration changes. As a consequence, the new cheque and deposit books referred to in our earlier communication with clients have been held pending approval to release. Westpac have extended… Read more →