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Our History

Celebrating over 67 years of service

“Lord, all that we have accomplished You have done for us.” Isaiah 26:12b (NIV)

Christian Community Credit Union was established in 1957 as American Baptist Ministers Credit Union in Southern California. Since then, membership has grown nationwide and internationally to serve churches, ministries, and their members, as well as Christian schools, colleges, seminaries, retirement homes, and other ministries.

Today, Christian Community Credit Union is one of the largest credit unions serving the Christian community. From church loans to savings accounts, the Credit Union puts your money to work by providing affordable financing to churches, ministries, and their members.


Celebrate the Major Milestones as We Look Back at Our History







Our Statement of Faith

Bible and the Trinity

The Bible is uniquely God-inspired, without error, and the final authority on all matters of faith and practice. There is one God, eternally existing in three persons — Father, Son, and Holy Spirit — each possessing all the attributes of Deity.

Sin and Salvation

God created humans, but they disobeyed God by sinfully going their own way. As a result, they need God’s saving grace. Salvation comes only through God’s grace and must be received personally by repentance and faith. This accomplishes salvation for all who receive grace by trusting in Christ as Savior and Lord.

Jesus Christ and Eternal Life

Jesus Christ lived a sinless life on Earth and voluntarily paid for humans’ sin by dying on the cross as their substitute. Jesus Christ rose from the dead and is the only mediator between humans and God. He will return to earth, will raise the dead, and judge all people.

Holy Spirit and the Church

The Holy Spirit draws sinners to Christ, equipping believers for personal growth and service to the Body of Christ, the church. The church is called to proclaim God’s reconciling grace, to glorify God, and serve those in need.