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Missions Donation Details

The Card that Gives to Missions

  • 2017 Donation Reached: $240,000
  • Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Donation: $17,985
  • Amount donated to date: Over $4.5 million

Christian Community Credit Union’s card that “Gives to Missions” program has a mission of its own. Every time members make a purchase using their Christian Community Credit Union credit or debit card, the Credit Union donates to missions and ministries. The donation is based on the interchange income – the amount that merchants pay to card issuers such as the Credit Union. Donation recipients are primarily ministries and organizations who are members of Christian Community Credit Union. Through the years, the Credit Union’s credit card program has contributed to the following:

  • International Missions
  • Christian and Regional Ministries
  • College and Seminary Scholarships
  • Disaster Relief
  • New Church Planting
  • Camping Ministries
  • Other Ministry Projects

Rev. Lauran Bethell, International Ministries Global Consultant on human trafficking, shares how the Credit Union has helped her ministry.

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Hurricane Maria Repair

$10,000 Donated for Hurricane Relief Efforts

The Credit Union donated $5,000 towards Hurricane Florence flood relief efforts in partnership with American Baptist Churches USA. The Credit Union also donated $5,000 to American Baptist Home Mission Societies towards their “Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico” initiative. Both donations were directed to the Christian relief organization One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS).

Laos Flooding Donation

$10,000 Donated for Laos Flooding Relief

The Credit Union donated $10,000 through a matching donation to Operation Mobilization in response to the severe flooding in Laos caused by a dam collapse. The donation will go towards providing food, shelter, hygiene packs, and other relief efforts.

Hurricane Harvey Relief
Together we’ve been able to give more to missions and ministries

$20,000 Donated for Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief

In response to the devastating flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, the Credit Union donated $10,000 through the Christian relief organization One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS). A matching donation up to a total of $5,000 was offered to American Baptist Men-USA (ABMen)The National Credit Union Foundation’s CU Aid program received $2,500. The Credit Union also gave its employees an opportunity to help Hurricane Harvey victims with a matching donation of up to a total of $2,500 for OGHS.

Bibles to China

$10,000 Donated to Bible League International

Christian Community Credit Union partnered with Bible League International to provide a matching gift fund of $10,000. The donation went towards sending Bibles to China. Bible League International is a Christian Community Credit Union member and serves the under-resourced Church globally through the provision of Bibles, biblical resources, and training to transform lives worldwide through God’s Word.

Thousand Pines Camp Donation

$10,000 Donated to Thousand Pines

Christian Community Credit Union partnered with Thousand Pines Christian Camp and Conference Center in a matching gift fund of $10,000. The donation went towards scholarships for children to attend a week of summer camp at Thousand Pines. For over 75 years, Thousand Pines has been ministering in the name of Jesus Christ to people across the Pacific Southwest and beyond.

Nepal Earthquake Relief

$50,000 Donated for Nepal Earthquake Relief

Christian Community Credit Union partnered with three ministry organizations—Asian AccessMAF, and International Ministries—in a matching gift fund for Nepal Earthquake Relief. Each matching gift fund challenge was met and a total of $50,000 was donated for relief efforts in Nepal. Efforts included providing food, water, shelter, and medical attention to survivors of the earthquake.

IM Donation Check

$50,000 Donated to International Ministries

Christian Community Credit Union donated $50,000 to American Baptist International Ministries (IM) to support various missions projects worldwide. The amount will go towards AIDS prevention in Africa, medical outreach in the Caribbean, church planting in Central America, and evangelistic efforts in Asia. The donation is the completion of a $150,000 commitment the Credit Union made to IM over a three-year-period.

Donation to Asian Access

$10,000 Donated to Asian Access

Christian Community Credit Union donated $10,000 in a matching grant campaign to Asian Access. The amount donated went towards leadership development programs to pastors in nine countries as well as helped launch the Asian Access ministry in Bangladesh.

World Missions Far Corner

$20,000 Donated to World Missions Far Corners

The Credit Union donated $20,000 to World Missions Far Corners to replace a medical missions boat in Peru that had been destroyed while carrying out its work. The new boat will continue to bring medical care as well as the gospel to the native people living along the rivers of the Amazon jungle basin.

Launch a Village Donation

$232,500 Donated to “Launch a Village”

Christian Community Credit Union’s card that “Gives to Missions” program pledges $232,500 to bring help and hope to the poor and remote villages in Northern Thailand. Not only are we helping change lives economically and physically but also spiritually.

“The ‘Launch a Village’ Project is an answer to prayer. Not only do we help bring water and life skills to the poor and remote villages in Thailand, we’re also sharing about the Living Water that will flow into each of the villager’s heart and soul.” – Becky Mann, Missionary, Integrated Tribal Development Programme

$50,000 Donated to IM

$50,000 Donated to International Ministries

Hector M. Gonzalez (Right) Christian Community Credit Union’s Membership Rep, presents a $50,000 check to Reid Trulson (Left), Executive Director of the American Baptist International Ministries (IM) and Ruth Clark, IM Board President. The amount came from the Credit Union’s “Cards that Give to Missions” program.

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